Amplifier Programme Launch: Steering Asia’s Impact Innovators Towards Scalable Growth

The Amplifier 2024 cohort application process is now open, aiming to tackle sustainable development challenges across Asia. This initiative seeks to catalyze philanthropic investment, drive collective action, and establish innovative avenues for generating meaningful impact.
As the urgency to address the world’s complex sustainability challenges intensifies, a unique opportunity emerges for innovative entrepreneurs committed to making a difference. The Cooperative for Impact Investment and Philanthropy (CIIP) and Philanthropy Asia Alliance have announced the commencement of their inaugural mentorship journey – the Amplifier programme – which promises to be a game-changer in the landscape of impact startups.


Applications Now Open for the Transformative 2024 Amplifier Programme

Beginning on October 31, 2023, and closing on January 7, 2024, the call for applications signals a critical opening for ventures poised to tackle the most pressing environmental issues of our time. The programme offers a hybrid model, combining virtual learning with in-person sessions set against the vibrant backdrop of Singapore.
The Amplifier programme is more than a mentorship—it’s a conduit for growth and transformation. Selected entrepreneurs will delve into a 12-month engagement that promises not just guidance, but a pathway to scale their impact across the continent.
Entrepreneurs who secure a place in this flagship initiative will tap into a wealth of resources and expertise. The programme’s key offerings include:
  • Personalized mentorship, providing insights to refine and execute a compelling theory of change.
  • Access to catalytic capital designed to empower businesses to not only scale but also to realize their impact aspirations.
  • Learning modules crafted by industry veterans aimed at enhancing business operations and expanding market reach.

The 2024 Amplifier Programme : An Ecosystem of Support and Knowledge

The Amplifier’s strength lies in its robust support network, comprising a spectrum of partners dedicated to nurturing the next wave of impact leaders. The ecosystem includes:
  • Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth as an Impact Innovation Partner.
  • A suite of Programme Delivery Partners including ABC Impact and Deloitte Singapore, amongst others.
  • Advisory expertise from titans of business and finance such as Accenture and PwC Singapore.
  • A consortium of Industry Partners like Schneider Electric and UOB Venture Management.
  • The strategic partnership with Enterprise Singapore to kickstart this pioneering programme.
This collaborative platform is not merely a mentorship; it’s a commitment to transform the entrepreneurial landscape, making it more inclusive, sustainable, and impactful. It’s a clarion call to all impact-driven innovators who believe in the power of sustainable development and are ready to contribute to Asia’s green future.
Entrepreneurs who are poised to redefine the parameters of success in business and sustainability should not let this moment pass. The Amplifier programme awaits those ready to step up, scale their vision, and shape the world.

How To Apply

For those looking to join the ranks of the Amplifier programme, the time to act is now. The application process is streamlined to identify and empower those ventures that show the greatest potential for positive change.
Eligibility details, application guidelines, and further information on how to become a part of this transformative experience are available here.
In the spirit of sustainable development and impactful entrepreneurship, the Amplifier programme offers a rare opportunity to accelerate growth and make a lasting difference.
You can access the application form here. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by February 2024 for potential next steps. The final cohort will be announced and the programme will go live in April 2024 at the co-located Philanthropy Asia Summit (PAS) and Ecosperity event. The future of impact startups shines bright, and it begins with the Amplifier programme.

Lead image courtesy of Temasek Trust.