Program Format
Hybrid
Program Type
Instructor-paced
Program Start/End Date
05 May - 15 Dec 2024
Language
Arabic
Enrollment Status
Applications close
Applications open
11 Feb 2024
Applications close
15 Mar 2024
Program Format
Hybrid
Program Type
Instructor-paced
Program Start/End Date
05 May - 15 Dec 2024
Language
Arabic
Certificate
Provided
Introduction
Program Details:

The "Impact Accelerator" program offers registered non-profits a unique opportunity for guidance and support to accelerate their growth and maximize their social impact.

The Program aims to support mature, youth-focused non-profit organizations to accelerate their growth and enhance their organization capacity to scale them up to deliver greater social impact.

This is a 6-week journey involving face-to-face bootcamps, online consultation sessions, and online educational resources that contribute to increasing the organizational capacities of organizations in relation to a variety of aspects, such as the management of development projects, human resources management, compliance, governance, financial management, sustainability, scalability plan development, and impact maximization and measurement.

 

Program stages:

The program consists of 3 stages:

Stage One:

- The first stage includes a one-week in-person training camp on innovative solution design methods and tools. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with other teams and share experiences.

- Virtual workshops and introductory sessions for the Misk-supported project for one week, focusing on relevant tracks in the supported project field.

Stage Two:

- Virtual workshops and individual sessions with experts for one month to support the implementation of the Misk-supported project.
Stage Three:

Stage Three:

- Implementation of the Misk-supported project over four months.

- Organizational capacity building tailored to the organization's needs.

- Financial support.

 

 

More about the Program:

  • Face-to-face workshops

The Program involves several face-to-face including scale-up strategy camp and solution design methods camp. Moreover, participants will have the chance to engage with other participating teams and share knowledge and expertise during these workshops.

  • Online consultation sessions:

Organizations will have the opportunity to attend online consultation sessions delivered by local and international advisors and experts in the non-profit sector based on a schedule that best suits participating organizations.

  • Weekly meetings:

Online weekly meetings will be arranged with organizations to follow up on their plans, programs, achievements, organizational learning plans and to provide guidance. Additionally, biweekly meetings will be held with all participating organizations for the purpose of sharing knowledge and expertise.

  • Educational content:

Participants will have access to educational content through Misk Hub in essential knowledge areas for non-profit organizations.

  • Financial support:

By the end of the Program, participating organizations will have the opportunity to pitch social, youth-focused projects that would qualify them to receive financial support for project implementation if qualification criteria are met.

  • In-kind support:

In-kind support will be provided to associations to help them manage their operations and programs and scale their scope of work.

  • Demo Day:

By the end of the program, NPOs will have the chance to pitch their youth programs to foundations, grantmakers, CSR programs, and key players in the non-profit sector to build partnerships and apply for grants.

Program Prerequisites:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Execution of at least 3 projects per year.

  • The non-profit organization must be officially registered.

  • Commitment to full attendance of the program by at least three employees.

  • Organizations' specialties fall within the five focus areas: Youth and Volunteer Development, Culture, Values, and Arts, Modern Technology, Lifestyle and Quality of Life, or Environmental Sustainability.

Program Highlights:
In-person training bootcamp
Consultation sessions delivered by local and international experts
Weekly meetings
Professional, educational content
Financial support
In-kind support
Professional tools for managing organization and programs
Demo Day
Building partnerships
Application Process:
  1. Sign up
    Sign up to and create your profile
  2. Apply
    Select this program and click the apply button
  3. Initial assessment
    We will review the suitability of the application to the program requirements and eligibility criteria and decide if this program is right for you.
  4. Confirmation of application submission
    Applicants will receive an email confirming their qualification for the second stage of application assessment. In the email, the applicants will be requested to provide further details and information about their association, in addition to conducting interviews with suitable associations
  5. Final assessment
    Accepted applicants will receive a final confirmation email in which they will be notified of being enrolled in the program and provided with additional information
Frequently Asked Question:

Yes, however, during the program, a project supporting the youth category will be designed in collaboration with the Impact Accelerator team.

The program aims to empower youth by implementing innovative programs and maximizing their societal impact.

By April, 2024

Consultations and workshops: 6 weeks

Implementation of the youth project: 4 months

The program is taking place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (in-person), with the majority of the courses offered online

The expenses will be covered by Misk Foundation.

Yes, the organization must be registered as a non-profit entity within Saudi Arabia.

Yes.

Arabic

Yes.

NPOs are not allowed to be enrolled in another accelerator during the program.

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