Nurturing social entrepreneurs who create meaningful impact

 At the core of our Incubation Program are early-stage social entrepreneurs. We provide our social entrepreneurs with opportunities to maximise their potential as leaders, accelerate the growth of their organisations and deliver high-impact.

Our Incubation Program is divided into 3 levels based on how far the idea has been developed. We help you amplify your work through stage-appropriate coaching and inputs.

Test

Pilot the idea

Build

Expand the idea

Grow

Scale the idea

An Entrepreneur’s Journey with Us

As each idea is unique and every entrepreneur is on a different growth trajectory, we personalise our Program for you, with you.

Join our next cohort of social entrepreneurs

You must be working full-time, or if part-time, upwards of 3 days a week on your program

Application cycle

You can join our July Cohort. Applications open 4 months before the cohort begins.

Eligibility criteria

~ You are committed to growing your idea/organisation for social change.
~ You need to be an Indian Citizen above 18 years of age
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~ You need to be the Founder/Co-Founder of an early-stage NGO, (Section 8, Trust, Society) registered on or after 1st Jan 2014 with 12A and 80G (can be in progress) certifications.
~ You must be working full-time or if part-time,3 days or more a week on your program.
~ Your idea/organisation should have a strong focus on measurable social impact.
Please Note: Our program is currently not designed to support FPOs, SHGs, Cooperatives, Federations, nor projects that are a part of academic research.

Selection Criteria

While selecting social entrepreneurs, we look for four key ‘I’s’:

Individual

We look for individuals who exhibit entrepreneurial characteristics, an unwavering commitment to social change and the ability to garner resources to support their work.

Idea

We look for ideas that are focused solutions to fit specific social problems, address an unmet need or under-served sections of society.

Impact

We look for ideas that have the potential to create long-term and sustained impact within their communities, at a city/state level and at scale.

Incubation

We look for individuals who are open to feedback and can gain from our non-financial support.

Selection Process

Application Form

You need to complete & submit our online application form

Screening meeting

If eligible, you will be interviewed by our team via a video/phone call

‘Theory of Change’ Workshop

If shortlisted, you attend an online workshop that helps you define and map out your organisation goals

Mock Panel

You present your idea to our team who will give you constructive feedback to improve on your pitch

Final panel

You pitch to a panel of funders, donors, and industry & sector experts

The entire project of Masoom took off as a result of the stability that UnLtd bought for us. UnLtd has played an instrumental role in helping Masoom grow and reach where it is today.

Nikita KetkarMasoom, Jan 2010 Cohort

UnLtd India's support in the initial years was crucial and laid the path of growth for our organization. We started with no plan or budget in place but just an idea which our coach helped shape and bring to execution.

Henna KhanUniverse Simplified Foundation, Jul 2018 Cohort

UnLtd India has helped us to coalesce our ideas from general feel-good ideas about what YCT was set up to do into tangible goals and objectives. It has helped us to focus on a way to move forward in a systematic, structured manner.

Ashaita MahajanYash Chartiable Trust, Jan 2018 Cohort

UnLtd India is one of the best incubation support we found in India because of its unique structure and wonderful people. I will strongly recommend this to every entrepreneur who wants to grow their business/impact form X to 10X in a small span of time.

Surender YadavSelf-Reliant India, July 2019 Cohort

UnLtd has helped Antarang Foundation clearly communicate its problem statement, impact model and enabled connects to key donors who have become true partners in our journey.

Priya AgrawalAntarang Foundation, July 2017 Cohort

8 What I most liked about the program was that it was completely customized based on the needs of our organization. The Unltd team makes you feel extremely comfortable in sharing your challenges and really helps in overcoming them.
I would definitely recommend anyone in the social sector to be a part of this community.

Rahul NainaniRaddi Connect, July 2018 Cohort

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