Perth, Wednesday 25 November, 2015

On 25 November, four innovative social entrepreneurs pitched in Perth, inspiring the audience to pledge more than $50,000 in support of their vital work in the community. Thank you to everyone who pitched, pledged and participated, and to PwC and Brookfield who helped make the evening possible.

Read all about the event here: Social enterprises go live for funds via Business News WA

See photos from the event and watch the pitches.

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  1. Project #1: The Humanitarian Group

    The Humanitarian Group supports asylum seekers and refugees, promoting social equality and providing access to legal services. The group is raising funds to connect refugees and asylum seekers with translators, assisting them to navigate the complex legal process of applying for asylum.

    Watch Tom's 6 minute pitch

    Funds raised: $11,800

    800x400 Read The Humanitarian Group's Application 
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  2. Project #2: Befriend

    Befriend is a social enterprise with a vision for an inclusive, connected world. They run programs that re-engage local people at risk of social isolation with the community, and ultimately influence broader cultural connection. They are seeking funds to develop a Befriend Starter Kit and establish mentoring services.

    Watch Nick's 6 minute pitch

    Funds raised: $11,550

    800x400 Read Befriend's Application
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  3. Project #3: On My Feet

    On My Feet uses running to stimulate self worth, a sense of purpose and self sufficiency amongst people affected by homelessness. Through this program they also provide pathways to education and employment for the homeless community and hope to double their reach in Perth with support from TFN.  

    Watch Keegan's 6 minute pitch

    Funds raised: $14,700

    800x400 Read On My Feet's Application
    800x400 Read On My Feet's Financials

  4. Project #4: Growing Change

    Growing Change connects people through growing, making and selling premium organic food at urban social farms. The social enterprise provides horticultural therapy, training and employment opportunities for anyone experiencing social isolation and mental health issues.

    Watch Renee's 6 minute pitch

    Funds raised: $13,750

    800x400 Read Growing Change's Application
    800x400 Read Growing Change's Financials