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The power of eight

Telstra News

Posted on March 11, 2011

3 min read

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. (more…)

Social enterprise faces The Crunch

Telstra News

Posted on February 25, 2011

7 min read

I have some very exciting news. Hold onto your hats because… It’s Crunch time! This week, nine Victorian social enterprises will pitch for a share of a $1 million investment pool from The Crunch – an initiative of the Social Traders, designed to help entrepreneurs establish a new social enterprise. (more…)

Social Inclusion Week is the perfect time to get yourself connected


Posted on November 26, 2010

3 min read

My name is Justin, and I first learnt about the Inspire Foundation and its programs when I found I was so impressed with the program that I wanted to get involved and help other people get the same benefit I did. I signed up as a Youth Ambassador and started contributing ideas and content to to make sure it continued to be as relevant to young people like me. (more…)

Festivals help Indigenous communities to thrive

Telstra News

Posted on October 25, 2010

4 min read

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.

But there is more! (more…)

Crunch time is here and it’s all good


Posted on October 15, 2010

5 min read

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. (more…)