Criteria

We want to play our part in helping you create positive change in our community. There are however, a few criteria you will need to meet in order to be eligible for Dreamstarter Crowdfunding, Bursaries and Grants for Growth.


Crowdfunding

Criteria

You must:

  • Meet StartSomeGood’s criteria;
  • Be Australian-based (and the project funding spent in Australia)
  • Be a 'trading style' project (ie. business that has a product or service to sell), and/ or create direct social or environmental impact
  • Be prepared to market your campaign to your network of supporters within a specified timeframe
  • Agree to both the Dreamstarter Terms & Conditions and the StartSomeGood Terms & Conditions

Selection

We are looking for exciting and bold social impact projects with strong likelihood of success. We love shareable ideas that can create a bit of buzz. Each round we look to select a range of cause areas and geographical locations across Australia. We have brought together a talented and experienced selection panel with experience across crowdfunding and social enterprise including senior representatives from StartSomeGood and ING DIRECT. ING DIRECT customers will be given special consideration.

So if you meet the criteria and have a well considered idea for social change you need help with getting off the ground, apply for funding support today.

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Bursaries

Criteria

You must:
  • Be a 'trading style' project (ie. business that has a product or service to sell), and/ or create direct social or environmental impact
  • Be Australian-based (and impact created in Australia)

Selection

We’re looking to support those with the passion and drive to launch and grow sustainable social businesses or projects that have a direct social impact. An experienced selection panel of senior representatives from ING DIRECT and experts from the social enterprise sector will select bursary recipients.
So if you meet the criteria and want the knowledge to start a successful and sustainable social business, register your interest for a bursary today.

Register today

 


 

Grants for Growth

Criteria

You must:

  • Be Dreamstarter Alumni (previous Dreamstarter crowdfunder)
  • Have successfully delivered on your Dreamstarter crowdfunding project commitments
  • Be a product based / trading social enterprise or have direct social / environmental impact
  • Be responding to / creating an opportunity to grow / scale
  • Have a clearly defined relationship between the activity and achieving growth/sustainability for the enterprise (grant $ sought is catalytic to achieving sustainability / ‘getting ahead’)
  • Ensure your budget shows a realistic demonstration of how the grant will be expended for the proposed activity 
  • Not be receiving funding from any other financial institution for the activity (but other Foundations, donors etc. is okay).
  • Have a clearly defined measurement of activity/impact
  • Ensure all project activity is undertaken and the grant expended within 6 months of receipt
  • Agree to report back on the activity within 12 months of receipt of funds

 

Selection

An experienced selection panel made up of senior representatives from the social enterprise community and ING DIRECT will meet regularly to review applications. All applicants will be notified of the outcome within 3 weeks of application.

So if you meet the criteria and need an extra financial boost to help get your social business to that next level, register your interest in a grant for growth today.

Register today

 


 

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