Apply now for Round 4 of the Victorian Government Boost Your Business Voucher Program!
ArcBlue is pleased to be a registered supplier for Social Enterprise Capability, as part of the Victorian Boost your Business Voucher scheme. With our significant experience in procurement, working with public & private sector organisations to run & advise on sourcing programs and the RFQ process, we can assist Social Enterprises to build their businesses and make more social impact through winning more work, especially with government organisations.
This process can often be daunting for small organisations, however we can offer expert guidance at each stage of the RFQ process, including seeking, writing, and managing grants. We offer training workshops with a view to optimising the likelihood of supplier success. We have extensive experience in supporting organisations in appropriately identifying grant opportunities, developing submissions, and managing and reporting on grants received, including managing relationships with the funder.
We have experience working with social enterprises in Victoria, in particular through our work with the GROW place-based programs, and have an intimate working knowledge of the Victorian Government Social Procurement Framework, so are able to advise social enterprises on how they can leverage the Framework to their advantage in building their businesses.
We can also offer Business Process and Systems Improvements support, and Business Transformation advice to social enterprises.
About the Program:
The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) has established Boost Your Business Vouchers to support Victorian businesses to become more productive, employ more people, improve market access and in general, increase their scale, diversity and profitability. Each Voucher Recipient may be able to receive up to $25,000 under the Social Enterprise Capability Stream. There are a number of other streams including:
- Advanced Victorian Manufacturing Stream
- Asia Gateway Stream
- Defence, Aerospace, Cyber and Security Stream
- Food Innovation Stream
- Victoria Israel Innovation Stream
Want to work with ArcBlue on the voucher program?
Check out the program guidelines to determine your eligibility here: https://www.business.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/1870440/Boost-Your-Business-Voucher-Program-Guidelines.pdf
Eligible social enterprises should contact Chris Newman at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +61 412 318 384 to discuss their requirements for support & how ArcBlue can help. We can help social enterprises with the application process to receive Boost Your Business vouchers to work with ArcBlue.
Round 4 applications close on Sunday 22nd December, so make sure you get in early to avoid the pre-Christmas rush!
What makes us uniquely placed to help social enterprises to build their businesses in Victoria?
- Our intimate understanding of procurement processes across public & private sector, including councils, infrastructure, goods & services
- We were involved in the development of the Victorian Government Social Procurement Framework and can assist social enterprises in understanding how the Framework can help grow their businesses
- We have worked with numerous social enterprises in Victoria as part of the GROW place-based programs
- Our experience providing Boost your Business tender guidance in previous rounds of the program across 2018 – 2019.
Information on the program: https://www.business.vic.gov.au/support-for-your-business/grants-and-assistance/Boost-Your-Business
Find out more about the Social Enterprise Capability stream: https://www.business.vic.gov.au/support-for-your-business/grants-and-assistance/Boost-Your-Business/Social-Enterprise-Capability-Voucher-Stream
Read about round 4 of the scheme: https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/new-round-of-voucher-program-open-for-business/
More ArcBlue News!
22/11/2019 - Bendigo businesses are taking the lead on addressing local and social opportunities within their region with the GROW Bendigo place-based social procurement program.
30/10/2019 - The Regional Procurement Platform using VendorPanel Marketplace has launched, and is a key part of the initiative to strengthen the Gippsland economy and create jobs in the region.
12/11/19 - Applications are open again for Victorian businesses to utilise vouchers to help them to grow. ArcBlue is a registered supplier for providing services to Social Enterprises in Victoria.
15/11/19 - We're proud to announce the launch of the BrIMPACT Program, a new collaborative Program that will create employment opportunities for local young people in the Brimbank area in Melbourne.
23/9/19 - The procurement community came together for a presentation and discussion on Social and Sustainable Procurement, plus networking, food and drinks!
01/09/2019 - Our co-Managing Director, Dan Fielding has been elected as a CIPS Congress member for Australasia. We look forward to supporting him as he represents CIPS members across the region.
24/04/2019 - We had a fabulous night at our ArcBlue Networking Series event in Singapore! Thank you to everyone who attended on the night and helped to make it a success.