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Opportunity for Australia’s Young Social Pioneers

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 26th April 2017 -  Australia’s largest youth incubator program is calling on emerging social innovators, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and changemakers, looking to make a social impact. Young


Misfits Find Their Voices

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 5th October 2016 -  Young people need to be heard, so the MISFIT Project created a stage where they can find their voice, writes Ellie Cooper in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. Sarah Ward inadvertently

Investment in Youth Entrepreneurship Needed

Lina Caneva, Monday, 13th July 2015 -  A national Not for Profit has said there is a “startling lack of attention” given to the contribution of young Australians attempting to start and run their own ventures.…


French Delicacy to Help the Homeless

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 25th February 2015 -  A young social entrepreneur is leveraging Melbourne’s trendy food truck scene by selling crepes to help the homeless – securing some very high-profile supporters

HomeGrown App Wins NFP Big Idea Comp

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 6th January 2015 -  An app to prevent food wastage is one of five winners in the Samsung and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) ‘Adappt Big Ideas’ competition. Called HomeGrown…

Young Social Entrepreneurs Win $20K for Ventures

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th June 2014 -  A sustainable garden for a social enterprise cafe, an ethically-produced fashion online store and a dance troupe for people with disabilities have each won $20,000 for their social…

Youth Advocate Claims University Honour

Staff Reporter, Friday, 11th April 2014 -  Not for Profit leader Jan Owen has been recognised with an honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Sydney for her influence on public policy and the way institutions and organisations…

Partners Tackle Youth Unemployment Together

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd March 2014 -  Big business, the Not for Profit sector and government are building game-changing partnerships in a bid to turn around Australia’s alarming levels of youth unemployment.…

8 Top Tips to Engage Young People with Your Social Mission

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th February 2014 -  CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA), Jan Owen AM  – the AFR and Westpac Group Woman of Influence in 2012 – shares her insights into what the community

Initiative to Get Young People Engaged with NFPs

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 16th January 2014 -  A leading youth Not for Profit has started a new initiative to get more young people engaged in volunteering and Not for Profit work. The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA), who…

‘Super’ Solution to Solve the Big Issues

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 -  A national summit of young Australian philanthropists has been told that a superannuation fund could be the solution to solving some of the world's systemic social challenges.…

Young Philanthropists Praised – Nexus Summit

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 -  The state of philanthropy in Australia was brought to the table as the nation's wealthiest and brightest minds in philanthropy and social enterprise came together in Sydney…
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