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The Ma’an Grants Programme is an initiative in which eligible social organisations and not-for-profits can apply for financial assistance to build and grow their organization.
Grants are provided to value-driven organisations who require financial support to increase their positive social impact, addressing the social priorities of the Emirate. The Authority will collaborate with successful Grant recipients from the year-round open application to ensure the organizations make a sustainable and measurable impact.
Administered by Ma’an as Abu Dhabi’s official government channel to receive contributions from the public sector, private sector and community, the Fund aims to tackle the most pressing social challenges identified in the Emirate. Its investment decisions are aligned with the United Nations' Social Development Goals and the priorities of the Department of Community Development in Abu Dhabi. Through contributing to the Social Investment Fund you can support in establishing a thriving third sector in Abu Dhabi that aims to address important social causes.
Ma’an was established in February 2019 by the Department of Community Development in Abu Dhabi with the aim of bringing together the government, the private sector and civil society to support a culture of social contribution and participation. The authority will deliver solutions for social challenges with four main pillars of work – a Social Investment Fund, a Social Incubator Program, a Social Volunteering Program and the introduction of a new type of public contracting, Social Impact Bonds.
MA’AN SOCIAL INCUBATOR
MSI is a social innovation program and one of the pillars of Ma’an that brings together individuals and organizations to enable them to create innovative solutions to social challenges.
The Maan Social Incubator (MSI), will focus on encouraging social innovation and entrepreneurship in competitive incubation cycles, each lasting 6 months. In its 2019 inaugural cycle, MSI’s theme will focus on the social, recreational and economic integration of People of Determination (PoDs) to improve their overall well-being.
This is your community, your city, your people. Your participation is key. Whether you are a citizen or resident, old or young, individual or corporation, this platform enables you to become an active participant in civil society.