5 Best Opportunities for Social Enterprises (July)
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 month of July, here are the top 5 opportunities to build your skills, knowledge, revenue and impact…
Greatest Good: Connecting For-purpose Organisations with Conscious Consumers
Calling all for-purpose organisations - social enterprises, B-Corps, charities and other not-for-profits! We know finding and connecting with conscious consumers and potential supporters can be challenging. This is exactly why Greatest Good created a platform for your organisation to be found, and for your impact to be amplified, by people who align with what you do. Greatest Good is a directory, community and marketplace that helps conscious consumers to find, engage and support for-purpose organisations! Join today!
If you're interested in partnering with corporates and brands to bring more income, resources and innovative thinking into your organisation, you won't want to miss the inaugural ‘Look & Learn Before You Leap’ Summit. Powered by BePartnerReady.com®, the leaders in showing changemakers how to engage and win high-value, transformative corporate partnerships and sponsorships, the 2-day ‘Look & Learn Before You Leap' Summit is jammed-packed with valuable learnings and insights over 16 lively and intentional sessions based on research with hundreds of changemakers and experts. If you want to learn about corporate partnerships - the benefits, opportunities, risks and possibilities - grab your ticket before 30 July for a 10% discount.
We're honoured to commence the 5th year of our strategic partnership with World Summit Awards - Australia, as we work towards our collective passion for celebrating Australian social enterprise and entrepreneurship. WSA Australia is all about identifying the best Australian digital innovations with a positive impact on society and taking them to the international stage of the World Summit Awards (WSA) Global Contest. Previous Australian nominees include Socialsuite, Wicked Lab, Communiteer, Powerledger, Diversity Atlas, Justice Connect, ParentTV, Whispli, Enrise, Need a Tutor, sameview, CareMonitor, AvantCare by illuminance Solutions, and AiBLE. Applications close 31 August.
The Kenneth Myer Innovation Fellowships support breakthrough solutions to Australia’s most pressing social and environmental challenges. Fellows each receive $150,000 for their 12-month commitment to the program. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to step outside the routine and rhythm of everyday life and make your groundbreaking idea a reality. Expressions of Interest for the 2023 Fellowships open on 22 July and close 4 September.
The Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) is coming to Brisbane, Australia in 2022! SEWF is an opportunity for social enterprise leaders and practitioners from around the world to network and exchange ideas. The multi-day event of roundtables, panels and open forums will discuss issues relevant to running a social enterprise, measuring impact and navigating the ecosystem. Join to connect with thousands of leading social entrepreneurs at the world’s largest social enterprise conversation. Get your ticket today to access the extra early bird discount with digital and in-person options! Designed by and for social enterprises, the SEWF 2022 programme will feature fireside chats, panels and discussions with live Q&A, expert-led masterclasses, partner sessions, networking and a marketplace giving you the opportunity to connect, learn and be inspired. Forum taking place 28-29 September.
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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.