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SACH Impact is one-of-a-kind incubator run by Subhash Chandra Foundation, in partnership with LetsEndorse, which truly embodies the philosophy of innovating for the modern-day challenges facing the nation and being agile in doing so at the same time.

In a span of 6 months, we equip promising social enterprises with necessary mentorship, knowledge networks, market access for pilots, financial support & more, to take their solutions to the next level and prepare them to scale and serve the large Indian population. Our core philosophy is to be agile and steadfast, fail fast and learn from failures.

Applications now open for Cohort 1

Deadline for application: 22 July, 2018

Focus Areas

Education

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning for all

Agriculture

Develop products and processes which ensure improved productivity, enhanced market-access, better quality of produce and more

Healthcare

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages through improved technologies and inclusive innovations

Livelihood

Promote sustained inclusive and sustainable economic growth for all through full and productive employment and decent work

Clean Energy

Ensure access to affordable, reliable and modern energy to all

Water

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Waste Management

Equip human settlements with safe and easy management and processing of waste

Enabling Differently-abled

Develop robust tools and technologies which foster empowerment, integration and inclusion of differently-abled

Others

SACH Impact is open for every sector. Social Entrepreneurs from unlisted sections are welcome to register their solution.

Eligibility

Entity Type

Product, technology or process-based solutions which have the potential to solve problems at a large scale, registered as either for-profit or not-for-profit (Society, Trust or Section 8 Company) not before 1st April, 2016. Unregistered entities may be considered on a case-to-case basis.

Stage

The venture must have already developed a testable version of product/technology/software or must have just begun conducting pilot tests on-the-ground.

Innovation

We are seeking solutions which are transformational and not incremental, innovative and not me-too.

Opportunity to Impact

We are seeking solutions which are meant for large target populations across different geographies. Ventures having direct and tangible impact on lives in terms of sustainability, affordability and accessibility are the ideal fits.

Sustainablity

Ventures should have the potential to achieve financial sustainability in long run.

What the Programme offers

Pilot Testing

A pan-India network of grassroot partners to pilot test the solution and assess the feasibility on-the-ground

Seed Grant

A grant of INR 2.5 lacs to each of the 10 incubatees for field testing of their solutions with our partner networks. Further support can be extended to exceptional ventures.

Knowledge Networks

Intensive knowledge sessions with eminent leaders from across industry and functions

Workspace

Shared workspaces where your team can co-work from

Research Facilities

Access to Research Labs in multiple locations with our academia partners

360° Support

Pro-bono PR, branding, marketing, legal and HR-related mentorship and support by industry leaders

Mentorship

Access to high value Networking opportunities with industry experts, mentors and relevant Government Departments

Demo Day

Demo Day with leading Angel Networks, VC Funds and Philanthropists

Mentors

Mentors to help fuel your ideas.

Amit Goenka

Chief Mentor & CEO – International Business

Sudhir Chaudhary