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5 Best Opportunities for Social Enterprises

We get it. Life is crazy and balancing out your time can be super hard. With so much going on it’s difficult to 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 five of the best social enterprise opportunities happening right now! 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 fortnight starting 9/11/2020…

1. Easy Recurring Crowdfunding – Now Live!

StartSomeGood, Australia’s leading crowdfunding platform for social enterprises and impact projects, has just launched a major upgrade to their platform, allowing community benefit organisations of all sorts and sizes to easily set up and launch ongoing Recurring Crowdfunding campaigns. Recurring Crowdfunding is ongoing and therefore allows you to build dedicated ongoing supporter communities, whether donors or customers. This makes it easy for community groups to host dedicated giving circles, social enterprises to offer subscription products and creative producers and community organisers to be supported longer-term. Start a fund today!

2. Haystacks Solar Garden 

Grown out of a desire to make renewables accessible for everyone and enabling communities more control over their energy future, the Haystacks Solar Garden is intended to demonstrate that community-owned and small-scale solar farms are viable, replicable and provide multiple economic and community benefits. A solar garden is a similar concept to a community garden, but instead of growing veggies members get to harvest renewable electricity. People who want to install solar on their rooftop but aren’t able to can join a Solar Garden and receive the benefits from collectively owned renewable electricity. If you’re in NSW, become a member today!

Have an idea that could change the world? Want to create sustainable solutions for the issues in your community or sector? iActivate – Design and Grow Business for Good is a national first: an online social enterprise course developed through collaboration by a sector leader and Australia’s only Changemaker University, accredited by Ashoka U global social innovation network. iActivate builds on Impact Boom’s successful Elevate+ Accelerator Program for social entrepreneurs, and CQUniversity’s range of social innovation qualifications and initiatives. Enrol today!

4. Aggie Global Gift Boxes

Finding the perfect gift for staff and partners can be tricky, and when you’re working in the world of social enterprise, you want to make sure you can support the sector while thanking the people who make your job easier (and more enjoyable!). Aggie Global is a great example of social procurement in action. Purchasing one of Aggie Global’s gift boxes is a simple way you can support small farmers all over Australia. Get your Christmas order in now!

5. Microsoft Global Social Entrepreneurship Program

Are you an innovator impacting our world for the better? Whether you’re addressing skills development, sustainability or accessibility, the Microsoft Global Social Entrepreneurship Program is passionate about supporting your social venture with technology, connections and community to help your team thrive.

Don't Miss: Social Enterprise Council of NSW & ACT (SECNA)’s Membership

With two membership options available, now’s the time to secure your place in the social enterprise sector’s peak membership organisation for NSW & ACT residents. As a member of SECNA you will be able to contribute to policy, strategy, research and awareness. Most importantly, you will be part of creating a social community for social enterprise.

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