Test your idea for the city of Helsingborg and apply to Visionsfonden.
Do you have a dream project idea for Helsingborg that you want to test but need some support? Are you 18 years and older? Then you're in the right place. With Visionsfonden you can apply for up to SEK 100,000 and get free coaching! Read on.
So what is Visionsfonden?
If you have an idea, big or small, for developing Helsingborg, then this is the fund for you! Visionsfonden (Vision Fund) encourages projects which may have a potential societal benefit for the city of Helsingborg and targets needs that exist in the city. All towards Vision Helsingborg 2035 which strives towards a creative, common, global and a balanced Helsingborg for people, companies and organisations.
Leading up to 2022, Visionsfonden will also create projects and events together with the city's innovation initiative called H22, which aims to develop future welfare solutions aimed at improving quality of life in a smarter, more sustainable city. Read more about H22 here.
How much can I apply for?
You can apply for up to SEK 100,000 for your project.
What do I need to create my application?
A detailed list of things to keep in mind while making your application are given on the Visionsfonden page, but here are a few of the basic and important ones:
- You can apply as an individual, organization, company or association
- You must be 18 years or older
- Your project must be carried out within Helsingborg and implemented within one year. However you do not need to be registered in Helsingborg to apply.
- Your project must be aligned with the Helsingborg Vision 2035. Read about it here.
When can I apply?
Deadlines for 2020 have expired. New deadlines for 2021 have been released, and are as follows:
- February 21, 2021
- August 15, 2021
- October 31, 2021
Can I get some coaching about my idea?
Yes, absolutely. Visionsfonden usually has drop-in coaching sessions around the city. During the COVID-19 crisis, it now has a system online on which you can book a meeting by phone or video call. Follow this link - https://eservice.helsingborg.se/H362
Where do I apply?
Use this link to get started: https://eservice.helsingborg.se/H358
What kind of projects does it fund?
Check out all the previous projects from 2014 to 2019 that have received funding for you to get a better idea.
Note: It can take up to five to six weeks after the deadline for a decision to be made.
Tread those waters because you never want to look back with regret.