"Social enterprises are businesses that trade to intentionally tackle social problems, improve communities, provide people access to employment and training or help the environment".
Definition from Social Traders, an acknowledged provider of support and resources to the social enterprise community in Australia, including a supplier portal.
We are supporting the growth of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-owned or operated businesses through our membership of Kinaway and the promotion of local Aboriginal businesses on our Business Map.
SENVIC (the Social Enterprise Network Victoria) provides training, workshops and connections through networking, and other resources from the Victorian State Government.
The recently updated Social Procurement Framework encourages social enterprise to grow by participating in major project procurement.
Other social enterprise support services in and around Darebin include:
Inner North Community Foundation
The Difference Incubator