Find the challenge that fits your project!

The Enactus network offers your projects many exciting opportunities to gain visibility, reach and project funding. Here you will find a selection of competitions:

National Cup

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Show your potential and present your projects to the Enactus community! Besides a lot of exchange, outreach and fun, prize money will be awarded by partners and the "National Champion" will be chosen. The best teams of the preliminary round will pitch in the final and the winner will represent Germany as "National Champion" at the Enactus World Cup!

Partner Awards

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Every year, partners and sponsors of Enactus Germany e.V. award prize money to Enactus project teams that are considered particularly promising or have otherwise distinguished themselves. These prizes are awarded at the discretion of the partners. For more information on the prizes, please contact the Program Managers.

Enactus Startup Accelerator

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The Enactus Startup Accelerator (ESA) is a pitch event for promising Enactus projects. The selection takes place in a two-stage process.

Action With Africa Challenge

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The Action with Africa program has been running since mid-2021 and is aimed at Enactus projects operating on the African continent. Participating projects complete a business plan and present their project in a short pitch video. Finalists will be invited to the Enactus World Cup. Non-African Enactus teams need a local partner in an African country to participate. Additionally, projects can apply for prize money from the so-called SDG partners. The application period usually runs until the end of February.

Ford C3 Challenge

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Ford is promoting innovative approaches to building sustainable communities and smart and social mobility through the Challenge. Three projects are selected for funding as part of the "Ford C3 Challenge". The application period usually runs until mid-April.