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Deep collaborations with actors from across sectors are an integral part of the success of our work. We foster a wide range of meaningful partnerships with financial partners and ecosystem partners to achieve our mission.

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    Youth Participation
    51.100+ Workshop and event attendees since SIA’s founding in 2009
  • International Reach
    26 Countries that have hosted SIA since 2009
  • Global Impact
    1.007 Total ventures that went through our incubation
  • Global Community
    30.000+ Social innovators that built their venture with SIA since the launch of the incubation
  • Ecosystem Building
    1.000+ Organizations that have partnered with SIA

Financial Partnerships

We strive to build deep collaborations with financial partners from the public, private, and plural sectors. Our funders are a key part of fulfilling our mission and receive access to unique opportunities as a result.


  • Widespread Reach
    4,5M Organic reach of last year’s inspirational content
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    Youth Participation
    9.410+ Workshop and event attendees in last year’s edition of SIA

Non-financial Partnerships

Our work requires meaningful partnerships both within and across sectors. Our extensive network of partners helps us build a robust social entrepreneurship ecosystem locally and internationally.


Awards & Recognitions

  • Inclusive Entrepreneurship at Emerging Europe Awards 2021

    SIA takes first place in the category “Inclusive Entrepreneurship” at the Future of Emerging Europe Awards 2021 in Bruxelles. Voted for by the general public, SIA is recognized for its work with marginalized communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Top Civil Society Organization 2021

    Research conducted by the Austrian Business Chamber (WKÖ) with experts from Austria’s social innovation sector ranked SIA as the most relevant Austrian civil-society organization in the field of social innovation. Experts in the Austrian social innovation sector recognized SIA as a key player in advancing Austria’s social innovation ecosystem.

  • Trigos Award 2019

    SIA is the winner of the TRIGOS Award 2019 in the category International Engagement.

    TRIGOS is the most prestigious award for responsible businesses in Austria. In 2019, a total of 147 nominations were received, and six organizations were awarded in six different categories. The award recognizes organizations who are role models, contributing to the sustainable future of Austrian society, economy, and environment.

  • CSR Guide 2019

    SIA is recognized as a best practice in the category CSR Cooperations of the CSR-Guide 2019.