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.
The wonderful people at Social Traders are developing a Christmas Catalogue for the upcoming festive season. This is an excellent opportunity for social enterprise to receive exposure and promotion of products and services.
Along with the SE Finder – an …
The desert hub featured in the Remote Indigenous Gardens Network.
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.
The challenges of living and working in regional, remote and rural Australia could fill a library. Finding funding could perhaps fill one of those shelves. So it’s important to spread the word about money that’s specifically targeted at regional communities.
For purpose-driven organisations or initiatives, the story of the difference you are making or intend to make is critical to gaining support and consolidating relationships.
The Guardian newspaper has created the Social Enterprise Network, an online space combining insight and advice to contribute to the community of practice in the social enterprise sector.
We encourage you to take a look for yourself, but we’ll be sharing the most interesting and relevant bits here on the desert hub blog.