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Breakout Accelerator Program – Look who we unearthed! image

ACRE and SecondMuse are delighted to announce and introduce the Innovators who will join our Breakout Accelerator. We co-developed this program to help unearth, connect and support innovators who are striving to build and scale dynamic, creative and sustainable businesses in places and communities they love. A key point of difference with this dedicated rural accelerator program is that we’re not asking innovators to leave home behind as they build their business. Some 43 diverse and vibrant businesses from southern NSW and rural Victoria applied to join the Breakout Accelerator. After a rigorous selection, interview and shortlisting process, we have selected ten Innovators for the program. We look forward to matching the business needs and supporting the goals of these Innovators by ...

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Social Enterprise Schools is a collaborative, hand-on experience showing young people how to run a business. It brings students, teachers, local entrepreneurs and community leaders together to develop skills, build confidence and make a positive social impact. Students learn how to set up their own social enterprise – a business with a social purpose. CLICK HERE TO BRING SOCIAL ENTERPRISE SCHOOLS TO YOUR STUDENTS CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SOCIAL ENTERPRISE SCHOOLS Join us for one of our information sessions at the following locations:  BEECHWORTH 2.00pm - 3.00pm Friday 15 November 2019 @ the Old Beechworth Gaol  MELBOURNE 6.00pm - 7.00pm Wednesday 20 November 2019 @ Our Community House, 552 Victoria St, North Melbourne    CONTACT US TO BE PART OF THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE SCHOOLS COMMUNITY ...

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We are excited to announce that we will be delivering our first Introduction to Social Enterprise workshops in Melbourne next month! People, planet, and profit – the three elements at the heart of all social enterprises. If you are you interested in starting a social enterprise or looking to transition your project or organisation towards a social enterprise model then don't miss out on this opportunity!  The Introduction to Social Enterprise workshop will help you discover how a social enterprise model can increase your sustainability whilst reducing donor-dependency. As part of this one day program you will also gain a clear overview of social enterprise, define the values and purpose of a social enterprise, identify some of the social aims of social ...

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Social Enterprise Schools Marketplace & Awards Ceremony 2019 standard

Students across north east Victoria are creating a new vision for the future. They are building, designing and delivering inspiring social enterprises that provide real solutions to community issues. Over 200 students joined us in November to participate in the Mini Makers Market and to showcase their social enterprises - they have all participated in ACRE’s year-long Social Enterprise Schools initiative. “A Social Enterprise is a business that trades to solve a need or issue in the community. It is truly inspiring to work with young people that are learning business skills for the future coupled with a desire to make their world a better place”, said Peter Sacco ACRE’s Social Enterprise Schools Program Manager. The entrepreneurial vibe was infectious as young ...

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Supporting others to change the world – Facilitator Development Program image

We are excited to announce that our next cohort of social enterprise practitioners will be attending the Facilitator Development Program in Melbourne next month, beginning their journey to deliver Social Enterprise Academy Australia learning and development programs across Victoria. This program will introduce them to the Academy’s ethos, purpose and methodologies with facilitation observation and practice. Our facilitators are excited and energised by the idea of: Joining a network of unique and diverse Associate Learning Facilitators from Australia and across the world Delivering learning programs for individuals and communities Supporting people through leadership, enterprise and social impact journeys Exploring the development of facilitation and peer-learning skills Recruitment for the November intake has now closed but you can read about the process and note your interest for ...

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Understanding Social Enterprise Workshops image

We are holding workshops across regional and rural Victoria for anyone with an interest in social enterprise. The 2 day workshops are an exploration of the different types of social enterprises, as well as a practical look at how a more enterprising approach could benefit individuals, organisations and their communities. To find dates and locations for workshops click here.   Participants from Mansfield ...

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