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Kick Starter is a business planning competition and small grants program funded by the Macquarie Group Foundation for early stage social ventures and run by SEFA Partnerships, as part of its commitment to boost capacity within the sector.

Are you working on growing your social enterprise? Do you want to become investor-ready?

Kick Starter can help you develop your social venture and build your networks and knowledge, so that you can increase your chances of attracting investors.

Round Two of Kick Starter 2018 is available to existing growth or pre-growth stage social ventures with a proven model who are working towards becoming investor ready in 2018/2019. 

Over the 12-week program (September-November) Kick Starter participants will gain knowledge and resources in become investor-ready and will also develop a business plan with mentor support from Macquarie Group employees.

Two participants will also be awarded a $15,000 grant to help leverage additional funding support.

Applications close: 29 June 2018.

More information and application

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