Blog

11/08/2022

SozialMarie Award

Call for applications 2023 opened!

Do you run an innovative project with a social aim, or know someone who does? We are curious! SozialMarie is looking for social innovations, which dare to make a change. Apply now!

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11/02/2022

Our Events

Annual Team Meetup

After a few years of online events, we have welcomed our team back to Vienna. Jury members, evaluators, coordinators and patrons participated in a team workshop to discuss the future of SozialMarie and new challenges in the field of social innovation.

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09/30/2022

SozialMarie Award

Wanda Moser-Heindl receives 'Founder of the Year'

The Austrian association of non-profit foundations named Wanda Moser-Heindl as Founder of the Year. Congratulations to the founder of SozialMarie!

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09/20/2022

SozialMarie Award

SozialMarie Award Ceremonies across Europe

2022 was the third year in which the Award Ceremony took place online. At the same time, however, we were able to organise gatherings in each country for SozialMarie winners.

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07/17/2022

Best Practice Stories

Unlikely alliance between SozialMarie winners

What is the connection between social integration, sustainability and healthy meals? How is the aim of desegregation compatible with the idea of zero-waste? Read our report on a joint pioneer project, initiated by two of the SozialMarie winners in Hungary.  

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06/30/2022

SozialMarie Award

CHANGES for women - an initiative for women with an unwanted pregnancy

An unwanted pregnancy can affect any woman - but not all of these women have the opportunity for an abortion. Anna Maria Lampert talks about the hurdles of a woman who wants to end her pregnancy and about the work of the organization CHANGES for Women.

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06/17/2022

Social Innovation Insights

Social innovation in times of war

What role can social innovation play in times of war and crisis? Is social innovation best suited to solve problems of societies that are not at war or facing deep crises?

 

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06/07/2022

Social Innovation Insights

SozialMarie at the Impact Days 2022

What is the future of social impact investment? The Impact Days are an important meeting point for social businesses and investors from all around Europe. We have presented SozialMarie and met some of our winners and nominees.

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