DEEWR releases new impact investing report surveying the Australian landscape and describing a plan for the future.
Join us in discussion with David Rickards, from Social Enterprise Finance Australia, on the importance of financing social enterprise to achieve social impact. March 4th, Alice Springs; Desert Knowledge Precinct.
As we kickstart 2012, the desert hub invites you to our launch and the social enterprise event of the year.
Launch – March 19th; and the Event – March 20th.
More information ahead …
Environmental entrepreneurship (or ecopreneurship) is closely aligned with the social enterprise movement, with social entrepreneurs seeking the same thing, a better world for us and future generations.
In common, is the approach and motivation to engage with a challenge, social or environmental, and see an opportunity.
The latest grants specifically for social enterprise have just been announced by the Westpac Foundation.
With 8 grants of $50,000 to support existing enterprises in 2012 – as a “reward for your sustainable business model” – the programme is worth a closer look.