For the first time: A government pilot program to help social enterprises give jobs to target populations experiencing difficulty in finding employment
  • small and medium-sized social enterprises to receive government aid through subsidy of employee salaries
  • employees to be recruited – the unemployed from population sectors experiencing difficulty in finding employment
  • the pilot program is a joint initiative of the ministry of economy and prime minister’s office, and will be led by the israel small and medium businesses agency in the ministry of economy

The Israel Small and Medium Businesses Agency in the Ministry of Economy is launching a new program to support social enterprises, based on the understanding that the social goals they promote carry high expenses which require support to enable them to achieve financial stability.