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We're proud to partner with Ākina Foundation to help create businesses that are both resilient and work towards having a positive impact to society.
The Ākina Foundation is a social enterprise who focus on building more impact-led businesses. Offering tailored consulting and business development services.
Social enterprises are businesses that deliver social and/or environmental impact. They still work to make money, but they reinvest this in their impact.
Social enterprises provide an amazing opportunity for us to help create a better New Zealand. One that has a strong economy focused on solving New Zealand's social and environmental challenges. It’s a part of the economy that is trying to be more purposeful about what businesses can do – community and industry groups coming together for the good of the whole country.
Our partnership with Ākina is focused on enabling Investment Readiness Grants. These grants up to $30,000, help enterprises get the support of professional services so they can attract investment to grow their business.