19 November 2021 Mary Anne Scully

Westpac Foundation announces support for 2022 Social Enterprise World Forum Rural event

To mark #AgDay 2021, Westpac Foundation today announced its support for an exciting international rural forum that ACRE – Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship will host in 2022.

Australia is hosting the Social Enterprise World September 2022 – an annual gathering since 2008 of social enterprises, policymakers, academics and corporate partners to champion the social enterprise sector and accelerate the global impact economy.

Alongside the main event in Brisbane, ACRE will host a rural forum in North East Victoria. (Read about the 2021 Social Enterprise World Forum Rural Forum here)

As a major partner for the 2022 Social Enterprise World Forum, Westpac Foundation, with Westpac Agribusiness, is offering ten entrepreneurs an opportunity to attend the Rural Forum hosted by ACRE.

The Forum will highlight opportunities that community-led rejuvenation offers rural communities. Read more in this article by ACRE Co-founder and CEO, Matt Pfahlert.