Social Ecosystems for Fair and Inclusive Transitions (SEFIT)

Focused on green and digital transitions, SEFIT aims to eliminate barriers and achieve an equitable and inclusive future.

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SEFIT Social Ecosystems for Fair and Inclusive Transitions

Bringing people together to make green and digital change fair for everyone.

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Social Ecosystems for Fair and Inclusive Transitions

SEFIT is a project focused on green and digital transitions, aiming to eliminate barriers and achieve an equitable and inclusive future. This initiative brings together local authorities, social innovators, and communities to drive transformative change for marginalised communities in Cork, Ireland and Turin, Italy. The SEFIT project is co-funded by the European Union and overseen by a collaborative effort led by key partners Rethink Ireland, Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini, City Council of Turin and Cork City Council. 

The Challenge Fund
The “Challenge Fund” offered by SEFIT provides support to local social innovation organisations in Cork and Turin. The fund focuses on the green and digital transitions and works directly with socio-economically disadvantaged communities. The Challenge Fund will open for applications in 2024. It includes the following benefits:

  • Cash grant and non-financial supports package to the value of €58,000 for each of the four awardees. 
  • A place in the “Challenge Fund” Accelerator program. 
  • 1-to-1 consultancy supports to refine strategies and increase impact. 
  • Access to the partners networks. 

How can you get involved?
You can stay up to date with SEFIT for more information on how social innovations in Cork can be supported to make the green and digital transition more inclusive on our LinkedIn page. Social innovation organisations in Cork and Turin are encouraged to get in touch with SEFIT to learn more about the opportunities provided by the Challenge Fund. 

Open Enquiries – The Report

In this report, we present the outcomes and insights derived from the Field Workshops held in November in Torino and Cork, the project’s designated cities. The primary objective of these sessions was to assess the present status of the twin transition, with a specific focus on active projects and initiatives. This analysis was conducted through direct engagement with citizens, third-sector entities, civil society representatives, and public administration officials.
Download the report below