The Queensland Social Enterprise Council (QSEC) exists to support a vibrant, innovative and capable social enterprise sector in Queensland that is sufficiently resourced to achieve high social, cultural and environmental impact.
A social enterprise is a business that:
How can you support social enterprise?
What if changing the world was as easy as popping to the shops?
Social enterprises are businesses created to do good. They come in many forms, from coffee shops to law firms, but each one exists to help solve a problem in our community.
Every time you make a purchase from a social enterprise, you’re supporting locals working hard to make the world a little bit better.
Congratulations on thinking about starting a social enterprise!
"Social enterprises take a long time to get going. You should expect the research and development process to take at least six to twelve months before you come close to starting your social enterprise. It will probably take another three or four years before your social enterprise covers its own costs." (Social Ventures)
But don't worry! We have pulled together some fantastic videos and resources to help get you started on your journey to social entrepreneurship.
QSEC is a professional membership organisation that exists to support a vibrant, innovative and capable social enterprise sector in Queensland that is sufficiently resourced to achieve high social, cultural and environmental impact.
Join QSEC to support the Queensland Social Enterprise community and to have a voice about the future development of the sector.
Both social enterprises and those who support social enterprise are welcome to join.
Upcoming QSEC Events
Featured Social Enterprise
We send out a monthly newsletter full of resources, news and events for social enterprise in Queensland and beyond.
QSEC would like to acknowledge the support of the Queensland Government.