The AFID Difference Foundation is a charitable organization created in 2005 by the National Association of Families for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities - AFID, which focuses on rehabilitation initiatives, education, training and integration of persons with disability. AFID also promotes a wide range of activities of community support and close to home services in the areas of social assistance, infant care and senior assistance, as well as environmental care services.
The Diakonie is a welfare institution that is founded on the care of the evangelical congregations close to the local congregation. Diakonie's services are open to all affected people regardless of gender, religion or nationality. The Diakonie Ruhr-Hellweg works in various areas for the participation of people with disabilities in social life. As a specialist integration service, they mainly work in the area of social participation through work.
Aproximar is a non-profit NGO aiming to enhance organisations’ social and human capital as a strategy to build their capacity to take advantage of challenges and opportunities raised by the external conditions. In fulfilling its mission Aproximar organises and manages personal, social, professional and organizational paths by means of tailor-made and social innovation projects and good practices transference and dissemination.
Merseyside Expanding Horizons Ltd. (MEH) is an established voluntary and community sector organisation working in the field of social inclusion on Merseyside and is a key stakeholder and influential support body. MEH focuses on social inclusion through partnership to deliver projects supporting disadvantaged individuals into employment, training and self-employment and social enterprise development through a wide range of informal learning methodologies.
The Association of Consultants and Experts on Social Economy Romania (ACE-ES RO) is a association founded in 2011 that aims to support and promote social economy (social entrepreneurship) seen as a viable tool for innovation and flexibility within the economic and social environment, for sustainable development and active citizenship, for cooperation, solidarity and social inclusion.
European Association for Social Innovation (EaSI) is representing more than 30 organizations from 15 European countries. EaSI aims the advancement of social innovation in Europe through the development of research and pilot projects, identification and dissemination of best practices, awarding grants and scholarships regarding the social innovation practices, processes and systems developed in urban and rural areas, public services, third sector and private sector.