ONE-PAGER: Zavod KNOF – social company and community (Slovenia)
Zavod KNOF is a social entrepreneur community which believes in (social) entrepreneurship with environmental, social or healthy impact, local self-sufficiency and inclusion of people with fever opportunities.
Our mission is to co-create a self-sufficient, green and healthy region of Posavje, with supporting and encouraging new green jobs, also for vulnerable groups like handicapped and aged over 50, young without work skills.
We are reaching towards our mission with offering an innovative supportive environment for business development, networking and promotion.
Our business supportive programs are:
- Social business incubator – mentorship in development of a business idea
- KNOF fund – community fund which offers administrative, accounting support and a common co-working space
- Advising and trainings on social entrepreneurship
- Coworking and networking
- Promotion and branding
We have been cooperating internationally through the Youth in action program, since the year 2007, when we partnered in several international youth exchanges in Turkey, Poland, Armenia, we also hosted 5 European voluntary service volunteers and are accredited to host EVS.
We also took part in a project “Prometheus” 2014-1-BG01-KA204-001560, which has been funded under European Commision, where we presented our social business incubator model.
>> Acredited for hosting EVS volunteers: Volunteering organisation information
Regarding the opportunities for cooperation, please contact:
Name: Zavod KNOF – social company
Adress: Ob gozdu 11, 8290 Sevnica, Slovenia
Erasmus+ PIC code: 946573143
Mojca Ž. Metelko, director
TEL: 00386 (0)51 309 063
Facebook: KNOF Sevnica