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Social Impact: 3 THINGS to Know, Read and Hear

Social Enterprise Australia

We get it. Life is crazy and balancing out your time can be super hard. With so much going on it’s difficult stay ahead of the learning game and easy to lose track of what's happening in the world of social impact. The trick is to stop trying to read everything out there. There’s too much. And you’re too busy. Instead, give us roughly 3 minutes and we'll brief you on the what you need to know, read and hear. If you're passionate about creating positive social and environmental impact, our handpicked content is all you need to stay informed and inspired.

For the week starting 08/04/2019, here's...

What you need to KNOW:

Boost Your Business: Social Enterprise Capability Voucher Stream. The Social Enterprise Capability Voucher Stream is open to social enterprises located in Victoria who require specialist assistance to undertake growth orientated activities. Vouchers of up to $25,000 towards an eligible business capability project are available. Round 3 of Boost Your Business is now open and closes Sunday 12 May 2019. Social Change Central are one of a handful of organisations chosen to be a Registered Service Provider - get in touch to find out more.

What you need to READ:

5 Traps Savvy Social Entrepreneurs Avoid. Sometimes it’s easier to know what not to do when running a social enterprise, than what to do and how to best move forward. Here are the 5 biggest traps that savvy social entrepreneurs avoid in order to build a sustainable and impactful social enterprise.

What you need to HEAR:

What Makes a Top Social Enterprise? What does a top-performing social enterprise look like, exactly? It needs to survive the growing pains of startup phase, and then demonstrate real growth; it needs to achieve genuine social impact and be resilient through challenging times. And it needs strong leadership and storytelling prowess to win over customers and potential investors. This film illustrates these attributes through interviews with seasoned leaders who share their insights and anecdotes on what it takes to be a 'full-bodied' social enterprise.

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Jay Boolkin
Jay Boolkin

I'm passionate about positive social change and the power of social entrepreneurship to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems. I believe that for-purpose business models can become part of the mainstream and I am enthusiastic about advocating for business models that are genuinely built around a social or environmental mission.

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