IMPACT ORGANIZATIONS

Challenges

Details and Application Instructions

OVERVIEW

Challenges are eight-week projects issued by impact organizations, completed by a team of 3-5 Fellows. Each Fellow will be able to commit 5 hours to working on the project each week, totalling between 120 – 200 hours of total project time. Applications for our next Challenge cycle, running from October 3 to November 25, 2022, are now open!

SUMMARY

  • Project scope: Bite-sized
  • Duration: Eight weeks
  • Time commitment: 120-200 hours total
  • Team structure: Team of 3-5 SIA Fellows with SIA Advisors

ELIGIBILITY

  • You are an organization with a social and/or environmental mandate. We are open to all forms of organizations.
  • You are headquartered in Canada or you have a significant amount of operations in Canada.
  • You have plans to fundraise capital (philanthropy, grants venture capital, impact investing etc.) in the next 1-2 years.
  • You have an interesting project that can be completed in 8 weeks.

PROJECT TYPES

We are open to working with you on a variety of projects as long as they are within our students’ skillsets. We expect most of the projects to be related to:

  • Market Research
  • Business Development
  • Financial Modelling
  • Impact Measurement
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Strategy & Operations 

APPLICATION FORM

Applications are due Monday, September 5. Before submitting a Challenge Request below, you can view the application questions in full:

LEARN MORE

Download our Challenge overview and learn more about how you can work with us.

ISSUE A CHALLENGE

Ready to issue a Challenge? Click below to access our Challenge Request Form.