makesense academy is a 6-month free and customized program providing training, coaching, and material support, to early stage social startups building sustainable communities.



access to a range of training to develop innovation and entrepreneurial skills

access to the social entrepreneurship scene and potential partners to prototype and develop your solution


customized coaching from our pool of mentors to build the foundations of your social startup


monthly allowances for a mind free of concerns


access to a free coworking space in the center of Metro Manila (Makati)


support from makesense Philippines community

_What are the criteria to apply?


a first prototype or, at least, a very clear idea of a social startup


based or ready to be in Manila for the 6-month incubation program

work at least 2/3 of your time on the development of your solution

_What kind of projects can apply for makesense Academy ?

makesense supports innovators building sustainable communities projects that enter in one of the following scopes:


Health for disadvantaged communities


Knowledge and education for all


Livelihood opportunities


Waste as a resource


Sustainable agriculture and food security


Access to renewable energies


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_Apply and join our next batch of social innovators!