Social Enterprise Investment Award (tied)
STREAT (VIC) – investment by Social Ventures Australia & NAB
STREAT is a Melbourne-based social enterprise that provides homeless and disadvantaged young people aged 16-25 with a supported pathway into the hospitality industry. In 2016, STREAT will embark on the flagship redevelopment of the Cromwell Manor site in Collingwood, which will enable STREAT to scale its operations to be fully self-sustaining and be able to assist 250 young people per year into work.
Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Food Justice Truck (VIC) – Crowdfunding by StartSomeGood
The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s Food Justice Truck (FJT) is a mobile fresh food market that offers ethically sourced and locally produced fresh fruit, vegetables and produce to the general public and asylum seeker communities. Start-up funding for the venture, which commenced trading in March 2015, was sourced via StartSomeGood, a crowdfunding platform dedicated to social change initiatives.