People, planet, and profit – the three elements at the heart of all
Discover how a social enterprise model can increase
your sustainability while reducing donor-dependency, or increase the social impact of your commercial business.
You’ll connect with others
working for social change and share valuable experiences as you start your
social enterprise journey together.
This is a great introduction to Academy learning and compliments
our other introductory leadership and social impact programs.
Who is it for?
For Individuals, organisations and businesses that operate or are seeking to establish a social enterprise that forms any part of the North East local food system. This includes:
- food producers / growers
- harvesting / processing / packaging
- retail / co-ops / restaurants/ cafes / food businesses that sell
or use local food, or would like to
- food disposal / waste
- emergency food relief
Participants must live in, or be
operating their project in one of the following Local Government Areas: Indigo, Alpine, Wodonga,
Wangaratta, Benalla, Mansfield & Towong.
The Understanding Social Enterprise program will take place at the Old Beechworth Gaol. You will receive participation instructions before the sessions begin.
When: 13th & 14th May | 9:15am - 4pm
Cost: This program is funded by Beechworth Health Service (BHS) with the support of the Department of Health and Human Services (Vic) for individuals, businesses and organisations in the North East local food system.
Process: If you are interested in participating, please sign up below.
I didn’t understand the legal boundaries and how we could strive for sustainability. This has all changed for me and opened my eyes.
- Discover 'what is social enterprise?'
- Understand the values and purpose of a social enterprise
- Identify the social aims of social enterprise organisations
- Discuss real-life examples of social enterprise both locally and globally
Through this program, participants will have the opportunity to become
a part of the Beechworth Health Service (BHS) Community Connector program.
Community Connectors are people who have many and
varied interactions with community members. BHS
provides Community Connectors with health messages so
that you can play a key role in supporting peoples access
to health and wellbeing supports.
Your facilitator for this program will be Anton Therkildsen and Matt Pfahlert . Read more about Anton and Matt here.
Coran Johnson | Project Coordinator | 0357 282916 | firstname.lastname@example.org