Social Ventures

If there are any sites that need to be added or links that need to be updated. Feel free to advise via the contact page

For Advice

From funding to exposure – Social Change Central is your one-stop hub for opportunities There is a fee to join but their blog is free and the information is really useful

Peer to peer lending matches people who have money to invest with people who are looking for a loan. Check out ASIC’s advice

Social Ventures Australia Offers funding, investment, and advice to support partners across sectors to increase their social impact. They work to break the cycle of disadvantage through social enterprise

For Skills

The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) Provides learning programs across Australia for people from all backgrounds that have an idea or business with a community benefit

Social Traders Australia’s leading social enterprise development organisation

For Crowdfunding

Link here

For Funding

Australian Grants

English Family Foundation Design Fund is seeking to support very early stage social entrepreneurs to test and design their concept towards creating transformational social change. They are looking to identify leaders who are finding new and innovative solutions to tackle the most pressing issues within our communities

English Family Foundation Ignitor Fund is seeking to support Australian social enterprise changemakers who are finding new and innovative solutions to tackle the most pressing issues within their local communities and who are now looking to build capacity to overcome the challenges of taking their concept to scale

Foresters Providing innovative loans to individuals, social enterprises and non-profit organisations to improve their financial capacity and resilience

ING Direct The ING DIRECT Dreamstarter community is here to provide knowledge, support and funding to help a wide range of social projects – from empowering refugees and migrants with training and employment in the fashion industry to reducing the cost of illegal graffiti on communities by investing in legal street art – to affect real change in the communities they live in

New South Wales Grants

Queensland Grants

Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA) Provides tailored finance solutions to mission led organisations

For Tenders

Register for alerts based on your target location. Click here for open tenders, links and more information

Advertisements