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Social Innovators Response to COVID-19

Social innovators, disruptors in the service of others in situations where traditional actors or the market have failed, are needed more than ever in the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Check out more responses from our community here.

Resources for Social Innovators during COVID-19

The Schwab Foundation is collating all the information that may be of use to social innovators from external sources here:

Access to financial support:

The #COVID19 Capital Relief, created by CASE at Duke University, is a comprehensive, searchable database that includes grants, loans and other cash equivalents that can help social innovators anywhere in the world.

  • Find capital here.
  • Suggest more resources here.

Access to legal resources:

Lex Mundi and its member firms stand ready with support and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lex Mundi has compiled this collection of resources from its member firms in 125+ jurisdictions to help navigate through this global crisis.

Find more information here.

Access to technology:

Salesforce Care solutions are available immediately to help companies in any industry, they can be set up very quickly and are free for 90 days.

The AppExchange COVID-19 Resource Center, a dedicated resource to support employee, customer, and community needs during the COVID-19 crisis with applications built by partners and Salesforce Labs.

Work From Home Quip offer enables teams working from home to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

For more details, see here.

Access to collated information on the social sector response:

Dasra have collated resources from across the social sector on all subjects: equity, financing, working from home, wellbeing, capacity building, etc.

Please find more information here.

COVID Action Platform

The COVID Action Platform, the first global platform of its kind launched by the World Economic Forum, aims to convene the business, governments and other community leaders for collective action, protect people’s livelihoods and facilitate business continuity, and mobilize support for the COVID-19 response.

For more information, please see here.