The Swinburne Social Startup Studio
Social Enterprise Fundamentals
Now launched and freely available, The Social Enterprise Fundamentals are a set of videos, workbooks and interactive workshops providing the ‘nuts and bolts’ of social enterprise to new and emerging social entrepreneurs as well as anyone who’s ever wanted to know more about social enterprise. Free to access and available online.
What is Social Enterprise?
See our page What is Social Enteprise?
Learning and development opportunities to help you on your social enterprise journey are available at ACRE. Click here to find out more.
Become a Social Enterprise
- Check Business Victoria for more information.
- SENVIC founding member Jaison Hoernel from Good Cycles on finding tools to create your own impact.
- Check out the Centre for Social Impact for more resources, publications and events.
- The Swinburne Social Startup Studio offers support to early-stage Social Enterprise including a range of free resources titled Social Enterprise Fundamentals
Using the Business Model Canvas for Social Enterprise Design
Free download: Learn how to balance commercial success and your impact to achieve the change you’re passionate about.
How are you going?
It is healthy to talk about the stress and trauma caused directly or indirectly by COVID-19. The mental load is significant and you need to look after yourself to look after others.
We’ve collected some resources to help you through. Find out more.
Marketing and promoting your enterprise
Social Traders certification
What does certification mean? Find out more at Social Traders.
Marketing your social enterprise
Advice to maximise your impact. Read or listen on Impact Boom
Reach conscious consumers
Looking for somewhere to get your good business promoted? (Think) Enough can help
The Victorian Government has created an online portal to help businesses access tools and training that can help you pivot or plan for the future.
Funding and financing pathways
A list of incubators and accelerators, plus intermediaries that can help you source the right social finance for your social enterprise is available from Impact Investing Australia.
Awards and competitions
Coaching and Mentoring
The X-Factor Collective is an Australian-first community supporting capacity building, of and for social change-makers. Designed to remove the ‘headache and heartache’ in finding trusted support and advice with experienced, pre-vetted, multi-disciplinary, accessible specialists in social impact. Find out more.