I think the most precious gift we can give our children is the ability to connect and to feel a sense of belonging. That’s why the Telstra Foundation funds projects that connect children and young people to their communities and to each other.
Thinking about today’s idea of a festival, for many, it means a group of people coming together for some themed event. But when we think of where festivals came from, for many cultures and people, it has meant a time for celebration, thanks, fun, joy and possibly relaxation.
An exciting new initiative to develop new social enterprises has been launched in Victoria. The Crunch involves a $1 million investment fund; nine talented social entrepreneurs and six corporate partners. The nine teams have 122 days to develop their business plan that will transform exciting ideas to address some of Australia’s most challenging community issues into viable social businesses.