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Best Opportunities for Social Enterprises & Entrepreneurs | June 2024

If you’re a social entrepreneur working towards a more sustainable and equitable future, we understand your time is precious. So save you time so focus on what truly matters – making a difference – we’ve handpicked the best opportunities to supercharge your learning, growth and impact this June. Our curated selection aims to provide you with the knowledge, networks, learnings and resources to supercharge your endeavours and propel your mission towards greater success. Seize these handpicked opportunities to unlock your full potential and drive positive change on a profound scale.

Migrapreneur Social Impact Fellowship

Embark on a transformative 8-week journey with the Migrapreneur Social Impact Fellowship by Catalysr. Specifically for migrants and refugees in Australia, this program dives deep into the social enterprise and not-for-profit landscape, offering insights on starting a business and fostering connections with industry professionals. Engage in weekly masterclasses, community events, and networking opportunities, all while being supported by Catalysr’s expert mentors. Showcase your affiliation post-program and gain access to a lifelong community for ongoing support and mentorship. Seize this chance to break barriers, create impactful change, and pave the way towards professional success. Apply now to join a program that empowers individuals to thrive in entrepreneurship and social impact endeavours. Applications close 9 June.

Social Change Fellowship

Westpac is on the lookout for social change leaders ready to elevate their impact with the Westpac Social Change Fellowship. Tailored specifically to the individual, this fellowship provides up to $50,000 in personal and professional development funding, allowing chosen fellows to explore global best practices, expand networks, and undergo bespoke leadership development. It’s not just funding; it’s an invitation to join a community of leaders dedicated to creating sustainable positive change across Australia. Every year, up to 10 fellowships are awarded to those with a passion for driving genuine change, offering them the chance to connect with the inspiring W100 Scholars Network and participate in events like the Westpac Scholars Summit in Sydney. If you’re ready to invest in your skills, knowledge and networks to accelerate your growth as a social innovator in Australia, register your interest to receive detailed information on application dates, eligibility, and submission tips. Register your interest today.

Social Impact Fellowship

Embark on a transformative journey with the Social Impact Fellowship by Social Impact Hub, designed for ambitious changemakers in Australia and New Zealand. Dive into immersive masterclasses, hands-on projects with social enterprises, and personalized mentoring to drive social and environmental impact. Join a diverse community of like-minded individuals dedicated to creating a more inclusive and sustainable world. Whether you’re a seasoned professional in the impact sector or new to driving change, this fellowship offers a unique opportunity to unlock your potential, develop 21st-century entrepreneurial skills, and make a lasting impact. Apply now to be part of this collaborative network of changemakers shaping a better future. Applications close 30 June.

Pause Awards 2024

Pause Awards 2024 recognises the ingenious spirit of local entrepreneurs and industry leaders. If you’re a trailblazer in tech, a champion for sustainability, or a leader who empowers, the Pause Awards is your chance to be recognised and celebrated among those who are reshaping the future. The “Good” track is focused on recognising businesses dedicated to creating a positive societal impact. If you’ve got an innovative solution aimed at addressing global challenges such as environmental sustainability, social equity, and community, enter now and be celebrated for your breakthrough. Early entries close 14 June.

Social Enterprise Festival 2024

The Social Enterprise Festival returns to UTS in 2024 to connect NSW and ACT’s social enterprises with conscious consumers in a vibrant, family-friendly setting. This free event offers the largest marketplace of social enterprise goods in the region, featuring over 70 artisan products, ethical services, and a multicultural array of food and music. Attendees can engage in educational workshops and listen to leaders discuss the impactful role of social enterprises in creating a fairer economy. From waste-free cooking to tech solutions for caregivers and climate action for kids, the festival promises an inspiring experience for all. Festival happening 3 August.

Brisbane ‘Business for Good’ Drinks & Networking

Brisbane ‘Business for Good’ Drinks & Networking is an evening of casual drinks, engaging conversations, and valuable networking opportunities. Connect with purpose-driven founders, social business pioneers, and individuals dedicated to making a positive impact at this special event brought to you by Impact Boom, GoodNorth, the Business for Good Network, QSEC, and Social Traders. Hosted at the welcoming venue of Blaklash, this gathering promises to be a night to remember. Event happening 25 June.

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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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