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Meet the 2017 ST Crunchers!

Meet the ten start-up social enterprise proposals taking part in the first ST Crunch accelerator program for 2017.

With business ideas ranging to create social impact with diverse approaches including a gardening and home care services to people with limited or no English, a porridge pop-up that supports programs addressing food insecurity and food literacy for school children and cookery classes run by new migrant and refugee women.

Over four months, ST Crunch entrepreneurs will test their social enterprise idea and build a business model for a sustainable social enterprise.

Read media release here.

 400-HFW  

Help For Workers is a social enterprise that aims to empower Australian workers by providing low-cost and easily accessible assistance to workers who are having issues at work.

 

 

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400-governancementors  

Governance Mentors is a community-led solution working across sectors to strengthen community capacity. It enables community organisations to improve governance practices by linking volunteer boards with experienced mentors.

 

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400-IndigenousEmployment  

IEP is a wholly Indigenous owned and operated enterprise working to is to help end hardship, suffering and helplessness in Indigenous Australians by building capacity and fostering self-sufficiency through sourcing culturally appropriate employment, recruitment and training services for Indigenous people and supporting employers who aim to become employers of choice for Indigenous Australians to ensure they provide a culturally secure workplace and career pathways.

 

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 400-momentum  

 

 

Momentum is a consultancy & speakers bureau in which young people with lived experience of disadvantage are the expert consultants and speakers.

 

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400-MEFL  

 

 

The Energy Foundation Australia is a social enterprise which provides shared services to enable other organisations to deliver impact at scale at a reduced cost.

 

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 400-simplyeat  

Simply Eat is a social enterprise making nutrition accessible by providing corporate nutrition programs that fund food education and nutritious food relief for people experiencing homelessness and disadvantage in Australia.

 

 

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 400-SMRC  

Bi-lingual Garden and Home Maintenance will help older CALD people maintain their house and gardens with a service that ‘speaks their language’.

 

 

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 400-TMP  

The Melting Pot is a social enterprise which assists newly settled migrant and refugee women by providing them with employment opportunities through the medium of cooking.

 

 

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400-threebears  

‘Three Bears’ is a non-for profit pop up cafe specialising in creating daring and inventive variations of the staple breakfast we’re obsessed with, porridge- whilst we feed our profits into supporting programs that alleviate food insecurity and improve food literacy levels in school aged children.

 

 

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 400-WNH  

The Woodend Neighbourhood House social enterprise will create a new place to connect, play, stay and learn with the aim of building social networks and reducing isolation in Woodend.

 

 

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