Roots of Change is a storytelling platform dedicated to the Alumni community of The Funding Network Australia. Here we share their stories of ingenuity, courage, determination, spirit, growth and the impact these grassroots organisations have had, as a direct result of funds and support received from The Funding Network community.

Brewing for Change

Brewing for Change

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Brewing for Change (a Long Street Coffee social initiative) is providing life-changing opportunities for young refugees with three month hospitality traineeships.

The Brewing for Change program enables young people seeking asylum to develop vital skills, to familiarise themselves with Australian workplace culture, and to secure ongoing employment. 


2017 Pitch
Funds raised: $28,705

Brewing for Change pitched at TFN's first social enterprise event 6 June 2017. They were seeking raise funds to address the obstacles faced by young refugees in finding connection through employment. In raising $28,705, Brewing for Change can now expand their model into off-site catering to offer more opportunities for young refugees within the traineeship program.


Learn more about Brewing for Change.

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Youthworx

Youthworx

Information and Cultural Exchange

Information and Cultural Exchange