Changemaker Finance

Self-paced learning videos for social entrepreneurs to learn how to navigate blended financing approaches and unlock untapped resources. 

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About the learning journey

An introduction to Changemaker Finance for social entrepreneurs, co-created with the Social Innovation Circle. A series of videos for self-learning and self-reflection where social entrepreneurs re-think and develop their funding strategies.

Learning objectives:

  • Deep dive into the concept of Changemaker Finance and funding systems change. 
  • Learn how to craft a successful social business model. 
  • Explore the financing options available to social entrepreneurs and diversify your social investment opportunities. 

The content of this course is provided to Ashoka with the kind permission of and under the license of the Social Innovation Circle.


Who this is for

This course provides an introductory and solid basis for anyone who is interested in taking their impact to a deeper level by developing new funding strategies. It is open to: 

  • Ashoka Fellows and members of their team 
  • Ashoka Young Changemakers 
  • Ashoka Support Network members (ASN) 
  • Ashoka staff 
  • Ashoka corporate partners and their employees 
  • Ashoka School Change leaders and educators 
  • Other Ashoka allies and collaborators 

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Practical information


2 Modules with 5 recorded videos each. 


The self-learning videos are open-source and always available. 


Self-paced learning is available through the videos below.

Support our work

This learning journey is offered free of cost thanks to the generosity of our community. To help us develop new content and make sure it is accessible to more changemakers please donate to Ashoka today! Any contribution is deeply appreciated.

“The workshop really opened new doors on how to maximize one's chances of getting our projects funded!”

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