Be counted in WA’s enterprise map if you have or are exploring a social/environmental impact business model, and want a representative voice for the sector, for impact investment and for social procurement across sustainability, regenerative/circular systems, disability, health or education targeting vulnerable Australians, Aboriginal cultural impact, community inclusion, homelessness or international development.
UPDATE 3 OCT 2019: We have had over 170 responses up to the initial close date in September, and are now working through the data collected and engaging in follow up surveys to provide a meaningful snapshot of the sector to respondents and parties interested in building a WA social enterprise and social procurement framework. You can still register your business if you are:
The Mapping Project seeks to understand the current and potential capacity of the social enterprise sector in WA for imperatives such as Impact Investment, Social procurement policy and enterprise accreditation, Development potential and capacity building, and measurement of the impact of the sector in the economy in terms of job creation potential and social/environmental outcomes
The project will also inform the creation of a WA Social Enterprise Council/Network in conjunction with the Impact Investment Alliance of WA which launched recently. The linkage of the Alliance and a new Council/Network will create a link between funding sources and the sector, with the vision for the Social Enterprise Council being to:
If you are a WA headquartered AND primarily WA-focused enterprise (ie. you have a social/environmental impact business model, or a not for profit organisation looking to build or invest in a new social enterprise, then we would love to hear from you.
Please complete the submission below. The form takes around 5 minutes to complete, and we really appreciate your considered responses for this important project.
Impact Seed is Western Australia’s peak capacity builder for impact investment and social enterprise development. Our role is in market development on both supply and demand sides for impact investment with government, not-for-profits, corporates, foundations and family
Our vision is to develop a thriving and innovative impact investment and social enterprise market in WA that leverages this state’s greatest strengths, which include its natural and geographical advantages, a resources rich public and private investment sector, and exceptional entrepreneurial talent.
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