The Funding Network (TFN) creates an exciting live crowd funding environment for non-profits and social enterprises to pitch their innovative solutions to social problems to a room full of individual donors, philanthropists, and businesses for one night.
WPI's social enterprise, Property Initiatives Real Estate (PIRE), featured at Social Traders Generosity Forum 2017 - here WPI/PIRE CEO Jeanette Large and Natalie Elliott from William Buckland Foundation discuss the journey from proposal to funding, and the partnership with philianthropy via non-traditional grant making, to create more sustainable social impact.Read article
With the release of the State Government's housing affordability package and the announcement of only 100 new homes on government land in already established suburbs, this article from Domain, Stuck in the middle market: Affordable Rentals hard to find in Melbourne (12/3/17) discusses the growing number of renters, stuck in the middle part of Melbourne's housing market, on too high an income to be eligible for social housing but
Women’s Property Initiatives (WPI) will receive funding to purchase seven properties around Melbourne to house women and children fleeing family violence, as part of the Victorian Government’s Rapid Housing Assistance program. The properties will be located in the Cardinia, Kingston and Moreland municipalities.Tags: family violence, affordable housing
We are delighted to announce that our CEO Jeanette Large is a Victorian finalist in the 2015 Telstra Business Women's Awards.
Social Traders announces our social enterprise Property Initiatives Real Estate as the latest social enterprise to be added to their Social Investment Portfolio.Social Traders article
Online news and information publication for property managers - Residential Property Manager profiles our social enterprise Property Initiatives Real Estate.Read article
An online article and video in The Age Domain (May 26) featuring Kylie, a tenant of WPI who talks about her experience of living with an abusive partner and subsequently the housing stress she and her son experienced as a result of leaving the relationship before she secured safe housing with WPI.
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ABC news piece (29/4/15) highlighting the severe shortage of affordable housing available for women needing to escape domestic violence.
WPI was interviewed about its approach to this problem through the creation of our social enterprise, Property Initiatives Real Estate, the profits of which go into the development of more affordable housing for women and children escaping domestic violence.