Women empowerment organisation Dress for Success Sydney (DFSS) has reached halfway in its fundraising goal of $250,000 to assist women throughout Australia in overcoming barriers to employment. The not-for-profit is urging Australians to contribute the equivalent of one hour’s pay to support them in reaching their target. DFSS is an affiliate of Dress for Success… Read more »
A quarter of Australian women having experienced domestic or family violence. So the founder of tech startup Scriibed, Melanie Greblo, decided to do her bit to help, launching Banksia Academy, a first-of-its-kind virtual hub to help women achieve long-term financial independence through training, education, employment pathways, and support. The not-for-profit platform opens its virtual doors… Read more »
In a little over 18 months, entrepreneur Darcy Small has taken his social enterprise The Bugisu Project from a simple idea to a startup whose coffee is earning a reputation with aficionados all over Australia.
The Impact Suite hones in on the notion that donors want to give to organisations that deliver – or aim to deliver – on their charitable purpose.
“It doesn’t have to be all gold medals – take a deep breath. Carve your own path. Never stop moving. Never stop being engaged with the world.”
Melbourne startup Socialsuite helps organisations measure their social impact and secure further funding
Melbourne’s Socialsuite has developed a platform that works to help social organisations gather data around their work and in turn analyse it to measure impact.
Techfugees Australia has announced its third hackathon, bringing together refugees and the tech community to find solutions to the refugee crisis. To be held in Sydney from November 5-6, Techfugees will facilitate the development of solutions aimed at helping refugees settle into the Australian community.
Non-profit Social Traders opens applications for Crunch startup accelerator to grow social enterprise
Not-for-profit company Social Traders has opened applications for its startup accelerator program, Crunch to grow Australia’s social enterprise ecosystem. Social Traders aims to break the cycle of disadvantage and work with startups to build resilience in Australian communities.