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APPLICATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 19TH JULY

Award Categories for Social Enterprises


Please review the following categories, and apply by midnight (AEST) on Friday 19 July.

Social Enterprise of the Year – Large Enterprise

Awarded to a ST Certified Social Enterprise that demonstrates, over time​:

  1. an innovative and/or proactive approach to taking advantage of social procurement opportunities,
  2. the social impact achieved through social procurement, and
  3. financial growth and/or financial sustainability​.

To qualify, your social enterprise must employ more than 20 people (equivalent full time)​.

Social Enterprise of the Year – Small Enterprise

Awarded to a ST Certified Social Enterprises that demonstrates, over time​:

  1. an innovative and/or proactive approach to taking advantage of social procurement opportunities,
  2. the social impact achieved through social procurement, and
  3. financial growth and/or financial sustainability​.

To qualify, your social enterprise must employ less than 20 people (equivalent full time)​.

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Social Enterprise Champion of the Year

Awarded to an individual practitioner within a ST Certified Social Enterprise who can demonstrate, over time​:

  1. actively advocate for the sector, beyond the daily operations of their own social enterprise,
  2. collaborate with other social enterprises to collectively grow capacity and capability and
  3. champions social procurement, including actively purchasing from other social enterprises.

You may nominate yourself or someone else (provided they meet the criteria) for this award. Please ensure the nominee is aware of your nomination.​

Social Procurement Partnership of the Year

Awarded to a social procurement contract/deal/partnership that demonstrates:

  1. collaboration between social enterprise and business/government member, 
  2. innovation in uncovering new social procurement opportunities and
  3. advocacy within the both organisations to embrace new social procurement opportunities.

​To be considered for this award, we require both parties to submit a joint nomination.  Your submission serves as an acknowledge that you have the agreement and input from both parties named, and serves as a joint nomination from both parties.  

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