Best Opportunities for Social Enterprises & Entrepreneurs (July)
We get it. Life can feel like a turbulent flight, with time management often the trickiest navigation. Amid the whirlwind, staying abreast of the ever-changing landscape of social impact can seem daunting. The solution isn’t trying to consume all the information out there – it’s an overwhelming amount, and your cockpit is already full.
Instead, strap in and let us be your co-pilot. We’ll do the heavy lifting, updating you on the most thrilling social enterprise opportunities currently taking off! If your flight path is guided by making a positive social and environmental difference, our carefully curated content is your flight manual.
For the month of July, fresh from the control tower, here are the top opportunities for boosting your skills, knowledge, revenue, and impact. Prepare for takeoff into a world of social enterprise that will keep you informed, motivated, and flying high.
The Westpac Social Change Fellowship empowers social innovators in Australia by providing up to $50,000 for personal growth, access to global thought leaders, and industry expertise. Participants experience an immersive Group Leadership Program alongside like-minded individuals while benefiting from Westpac connections to strengthen their profile and expand networks. Apply for the 2024 Fellowship and boost your social innovation journey. To find out more, register for the online Information Session on Tuesday, 18 July 2023, at 12:00pm AEST. Applications close Thursday 10 August 2023.
Social Enterprise Council of NSW & ACT (SECNA) are thrilled to invite you to an exceptional meetup event at Canva in Surry Hills, celebrating NAIDOC week – a week that honours the history, culture, and accomplishments of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples throughout Australia. Join SECNA to listen to inspiring Indigenous speakers share their experiences and stories about finding their voice and using it to achieve remarkable things. SECNA meetups are centred around having fun, enjoying each other’s company, and learning from one another. The event kicks off with 45 minutes of networking before diving into the content, providing an opportunity to forge new connections, catch up with old friends, and unite the community and ecosystem. Meetup happening Thursday 6 July 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm AEST.
Experience innovation and social impact at its best at the Pitch for Good Parramatta 2023! Pitch for Good presents five inspiring social entrepreneurs pitching their new ideas for social enterprises that they hope to establish in Parramatta. But instead of giving all the decision-making power to a panel of judges, Pitch for Good empowers you as a member of the audience to select your favourites and donate the value of your ticket to their project. Enjoy a delicious meal, network with like-minded individuals, and be part of creating positive change in Parramatta. Don’t miss this unique opportunity – secure your tickets now and empower the future of social entrepreneurship. Event happening Thursday 13 July 2023, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEST.
Pause Awards 2023 is redefining business excellence with new award levels and 11 new categories, including ideas intended to change the world and positively impact ingrained gender inequality, social imbalance or injustice. Seize your chance to shine in the “Good” category, highlighting your dedication to creating a positive impact on the environment, people, and communities. Follow in the footsteps of inspiring for-purpose businesses like past winners Linkmate, GOTERRA, Great Wrap, Verve Super, evee, The People Spot App and Platform. DiaperRecycle (Kelland Environmental Technology Pty Ltd), Circle In, and more! Don’t miss out – apply now to celebrate your achievements and inspire others! Applications close Friday 1 September 2023.
The World Summit Awards (WSA) Australia is a dynamic platform recognising Australia’s best digital innovations with positive local impact. Ignite your passion for technology and creativity by applying for an unparalleled opportunity to showcase your solutions globally. WSA Australia fosters a diverse, democratic awarding system that empowers problem solvers. Don’t miss the chance to participate in interactive knowledge-sharing sessions and network with global innovators. Apply now and be part of a movement making waves in the digital world! Applications close Saturday 30 September 2023.