SUSTAINABILITY
THROUGH SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
Jodie Mitchell, Making That Difference + Parramatta City Council
ENTREPRENEURS V SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOR YOUTH
HOW TO BE SUSTAI...
There are a lot of entrepreneurs in the world.
Over 650,000 small businesses in NSW
employing up to 20 people
An entrepren...
A social entrepreneur stands out for their
focus to achieve a goal that really is about
their want to change the world or ...
“By encouraging young people to become social
business entrepreneurs they contribute to the
world, rather than just making...
Contributing to and changing the world is a lot
more fun!”
Muhammad Yunus
• An entrepreneur has the imagination to identify new
opportunities and determination to bring them to
fruition.
• An entrepreneur has the imagination to identify new
opportunities and determination to bring them to
fruition.
• A socia...
WHAT IS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE?
social enterprises are businesses that trade for a
social, environmental or cultural purpose ...
COMMON PURPOSES
• employment - provide employment, training and
support for marginalised groups;
- Intermediate Labour Mar...
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE?
• Community enterprises are formed from activities
within a charitable organisation creati...
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOR YOUTH
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOR THE YOUTH SECTOR
• Opportunities to focus the purpose of a social enterprise
to address the needs of...
EXAMPLE ONE CAN GROW
• Entrepreneur: Gina May Diana
• One Can Grow is a values-based, not-for-profit social
enterprise, de...
EXAMPLE FIFTEEN (THE KITCHEN CAT)
• Entrepreneur: Jamie Oliver / Tobie Puttock
• Fifteen restaurant created by British che...
EXAMPLE STREET UNIVERSITY
• Entrepreneur: Matt Noffs
• Street University works with young people who would not
otherwise e...
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOR THE YOUTH SECTOR
What can you do? Look within your communities
• Opportunities to focus the purpose ...
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE BY THE YOUTH SECTOR
• Opportunities to support youth to find their entrepreneurial
social purpose
• Entr...
EXAMPLE THANK YOU WATER
• Entrepreneur: Dan Flynn
• Sell bottled water in Australia. 365 days a year, 7 days a
week, 24 ho...
EXAMPLE PALLETABLE FURNITURE
• Entrepreneur: Philip Clarke
• Furniture built by youth at risk in Sydney as part of work
sk...
HOW TO BE SUSTAINABLE
• Have a clear link between model and change to be made
• Good market research
• Blended Inputs
• Gr...
Get the ‘why’ right!
Be clear on why it is you want to start a social enterprise
as you will need to keep coming back to i...
THINGS YOU CAN DO . . .
• Keep a look out for potentials,
keep an open mind about who they might be
• Encourage feasibilit...
EDUCATION
• School for Social Entrepreneurs
• Centre for Social Innovation
• Social Traders
• Social Enterprises Sydney
• ...
“A mind is like an umbrella
- only useful when open.”
- Anon.
THANK YOU
Jodie Mitchell, Making That Difference + Parramatta City Council
For more information
Community Capacity Building Team
Parramatta City Council
P: 9806 5138
W: http://www.parracity.nsw.gov...
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  1. 1. SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH SOCIAL ENTERPRISE Jodie Mitchell, Making That Difference + Parramatta City Council
  2. 2. ENTREPRENEURS V SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOR YOUTH HOW TO BE SUSTAINABLE
  3. 3. There are a lot of entrepreneurs in the world. Over 650,000 small businesses in NSW employing up to 20 people An entrepreneur typically develops a business based on their own ideas or passion with the intent of onselling.
  4. 4. A social entrepreneur stands out for their focus to achieve a goal that really is about their want to change the world or improve conditions for their own community – family and friends. They’re in it for the long haul – most social entrepreneurs do not take bonuses, or kick backs, they put all their heart, soul and profit into reaching their purpose.
  5. 5. “By encouraging young people to become social business entrepreneurs they contribute to the world, rather than just making money.
  6. 6. Contributing to and changing the world is a lot more fun!” Muhammad Yunus
  7. 7. • An entrepreneur has the imagination to identify new opportunities and determination to bring them to fruition.
  8. 8. • An entrepreneur has the imagination to identify new opportunities and determination to bring them to fruition. • A social entrepreneur does so for public good rather than private profit.
  9. 9. WHAT IS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE? social enterprises are businesses that trade for a social, environmental or cultural purpose . . . • generate a substantial portion of their income through trading • reinvest the majority of their profit / surplus (non- distributing) Social enterprise is about practice – how you do what you do!
  10. 10. COMMON PURPOSES • employment - provide employment, training and support for marginalised groups; - Intermediate Labour Market - Long-term Labour Market e.g. Social Firms • service delivery - create or retain services in response to social or economic needs • income generation - generate profits to support community or not for profit activities
  11. 11. WHAT IS A COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE? • Community enterprises are formed from activities within a charitable organisation creating income • Provision of social inclusion, skill development and potentially sustainable source of income • Reinvest takings into producing more product • Also potential for auspice/incubation to become a social enterprise
  12. 12. SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOR YOUTH
  13. 13. SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOR THE YOUTH SECTOR • Opportunities to focus the purpose of a social enterprise to address the needs of Youth • Entrepreneur development (preferably social) • Homework assistance • Reading, education • Social skill development • Developing employable skills – after school work • Juvenile re-offender skill development • Fitness / Wellbeing / Health
  14. 14. EXAMPLE ONE CAN GROW • Entrepreneur: Gina May Diana • One Can Grow is a values-based, not-for-profit social enterprise, dedicated to empowering Young people by teaching Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Are a Sydney-based organization building the next generation of future changemakers, conducting fun, interactive and educational workshops to build the capacity of young social pioneers. • onecangrow.org.au
  15. 15. EXAMPLE FIFTEEN (THE KITCHEN CAT) • Entrepreneur: Jamie Oliver / Tobie Puttock • Fifteen restaurant created by British chef Jamie Oliver in London, has been managed in Melbourne by Tobie Puttcok since 2008 and offers disadvantaged, marginalised young people an opportunity to train as chefs. • It reopened as The Kitchen Cat in January 2011 maintaining its original role as a social enterprise with newly created Stepping Stone Foundation – now extending to include other Melbourne restaurants.
  16. 16. EXAMPLE STREET UNIVERSITY • Entrepreneur: Matt Noffs • Street University works with young people who would not otherwise engage with mainstream self-development. • Drawing on the aims, resources and expertise of various fields including Education, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Crime Prevention, and Mental Health. • Street University develops the human and social capital needed to create an energy-positive community that grows itself. • Runs educational, recreational and arts-based programs on anything from literacy to linguistics, screening films to philosophy
  17. 17. SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOR THE YOUTH SECTOR What can you do? Look within your communities • Opportunities to focus the purpose of a social enterprise to address the needs of Youth • Entrepreneur development (preferably social) • Homework assistance • Reading, education • Social skill development • Developing employable skills – after school work • Juvenile re-offender skill development • Fitness / Wellbeing / Health
  18. 18. SOCIAL ENTERPRISE BY THE YOUTH SECTOR • Opportunities to support youth to find their entrepreneurial social purpose • Entrepreneur development (preferably social) • Skill based – cabinet making, headphones • Reading, education – potentially in third world or remote communities • Bottom of Maslow’s Hierarchy Pyramid • Fitness / Wellbeing / Health • Coffee, Food, Environment, Arts Support their dreams of a better world – with good business sustainability!
  19. 19. EXAMPLE THANK YOU WATER • Entrepreneur: Dan Flynn • Sell bottled water in Australia. 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day to fund clean water projects in developing nations. • Every bottle sold provides at least one months worth of safe water to someone in need. • Thankyou Water works on a ‘projects based model’ with established non-government organisations that have a proven track record in sustainable water development.
  20. 20. EXAMPLE PALLETABLE FURNITURE • Entrepreneur: Philip Clarke • Furniture built by youth at risk in Sydney as part of work skills training • This is an outreach based project, co-ordinated and taught by Philip Clarke, a hands on approach helping hard core youth at risk of homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse and mental illness. • Currently works with kids through Father Chris O'Rielly's Youth Off The Streets and other... community funded organisations.
  21. 21. HOW TO BE SUSTAINABLE • Have a clear link between model and change to be made • Good market research • Blended Inputs • Grants • Trade • Contracts • Donations • Fee for service • In-kind • Loans • Take a part time job • No one approach • End user not always your client • Maintain focus • PLAN!
  22. 22. Get the ‘why’ right! Be clear on why it is you want to start a social enterprise as you will need to keep coming back to it again and again. Aleem Ali – Founder/Director, Human Ventures
  23. 23. THINGS YOU CAN DO . . . • Keep a look out for potentials, keep an open mind about who they might be • Encourage feasibility studies, market research, brainstorming and business plans - develop relationships with local business service providers such as BEC • Support entrepreneurs and enterprises - act in auspice/incubation capacities • Assist them with seed-funding grant applications • Talk with your Community Capacity Development Officer at Parramatta Council
  24. 24. EDUCATION • School for Social Entrepreneurs • Centre for Social Innovation • Social Traders • Social Enterprises Sydney • Business Enterprise Centres • NEIS • Vibewire
  25. 25. “A mind is like an umbrella - only useful when open.” - Anon.
  26. 26. THANK YOU Jodie Mitchell, Making That Difference + Parramatta City Council
  27. 27. For more information Community Capacity Building Team Parramatta City Council P: 9806 5138 W: http://www.parracity.nsw.gov.au/work/ doing_business_in_parra/social_enterprise

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