Sponsors & Partners

Thank you to the Social Impact Festival 2017 Sponsors and Partners.

The team behind the festival at Centre for Social Impact UWA would like to sincerely thank the 2017 festival sponsors and partners for their generous contributions, without which the festival would not be possible.

Major Supporter


Our vision of ‘building a better WA together’ is the ultimate contribution we want to make to our State.

At Lotterywest, we work to enhance the quality of life and well-being for all West Australians. Our future is based on a proud history of serving the community. Established in 1932 by the Government of the day, we remain a Government entity which continues to operate for its original purpose – to benefit the entire WA community.




Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd (MDP) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation (MC). MDP is a growing resources company under the Metals Group of MC, with offices in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. We create long-term sustainable value through judicious involvement in the global resources industry.

Beyond Bank is a 100% customer-owned bank. They take pride in everything they do. They work closely with not-for-profits and community organisations and support their initiatives through fundraising, donations and volunteering.

The Department of Communities will provide services to a diverse range of Western Australians, including people with disability, children who are in the legal care of the State and those who need a place to call home. The newly formed Communities team are focused on ensuring all those who receive our services and support can thrive and have real life choices. 

Woodside is Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company with a global portfolio, recognised for our world-class capabilities – as an explorer, a developer, a producer and supplier of energy. Woodside’s mission is to deliver superior shareholder returns through realising their vision of becoming a global leader in upstream oil and gas. 

The Minderoo Foundation was established by Andrew and Nicola Forrest in 2001 and was originally known as the Australian Children’s Trust. The Foundation’s work was based on the mandate to give a hand up, not a hand out and that ethos remains today. Since establishment the Foundation has supported over 250 initiatives across Australia and internationally in pursuit of a range of causes. 

 ATCO Australia is part of the ATCO Group of Companies, a diversified international corporation engaged in structures & logistics, utilities and energy. From its Canadian base in Alberta, ATCO Group is focussed on delivering service excellence and innovative business solutions throughout their operations on five continents.

WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) is a planning and commissioning body that evolved from a unique partnership of like-minded and committed organisations dedicated to building a robust and responsive patient centred primary health and social care system. WAPHA believes outcomes are achieved through innovative and meaningful partnerships at the local and state-wide level.

Spacecubed is a Social Enterprise, designed to support 20,000 Startups, Entrepreneurs and Corporate Innovators by 2025. Their Perth CBD co-working, shared office and collaborative spaces, entrepreneurial hubs, programmes and events move people from ideas to action seamlessly. FLUX powered by Spacecubed is Perth’s latest co-working and office space supporting communities of innovation and creativity through a mix of coworking, resident desks, offices, event space and meeting rooms.

Knowledge Society is an innovation consultancy and public knowledge agency. We help businesses adapt to the challenges of the twenty-first century and spark innovation from within, and assist knowledge-creators like universities, research institutes and think tanks to turn their knowledge into practice.


Media Partner

WA Business News came to life as a fortnightly newspaper in 1993, offering Western Australia’s business people their first taste of an independently owned news format exclusively about them and for them. We were rebranded to Business News in April 2013. Today, Business News has evolved to become Western Australia’s leading general business news and information service.



Community Partners

Anthropol, Arjaway, Inspirationery


Promotional Partners

Want to join the community of supporters?

The Social Impact Festival is made possible by the generous support of many organisations. The Festival team can design a bespoke sponsor package – check out the sponsor pack and get in touch at csi-events-business@uwa.edu.au


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