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With community support, Dreamstarter helps businesses achieve positive social change. Learn how you can get involved.
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What is Dreamstarter?

There are hundreds of social entrepreneurs in Australia with the ideas and energy to create positive change in the world. The problem is, without proper support, getting these projects off the ground so everyone can realise their potential can be difficult.

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Become a Dreamstarter

Are you a social entrepreneur with an idea that will create positive change in your community? Dreamstarter by ING can provide the support you need to kick start your business through the power of crowdfunding, grants for growth, and a scholarship program.

Some of our success stories

Words With Heart

Words with Heart is an eco-friendly socio-economic stationary and printery business that funds education projects for women and girls in the developing world.

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Some of our success stories

Crema Joe

Did you know Australians use three million coffee pods every day – with most ending up in landfill? Crema Joe is taking on this huge issue by selling re-usable and sustainable coffee pods...

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Some of our success stories

Clean Coast Collective

Clean Coast Collective are passionate about protecting Australia’s marine environment and mobilise coastal communities into action through regular beach clean ups and awareness campaigns.

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Some of our success stories

The Social Outfit

The Social Outfit is an ethical and sustainable fashion brand making a difference to refugee and new migrant communities through employment and training.

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Our supporting partners

What a great initiative! I hadn't heard of any of these businesses before. I love that I can make a difference just by shopping!

Lauren Emmett

Dreamstarter provides more than just funds, but a lasting mentorship. It’s a support crew.

Ankit Chopra
Co-founder of Eat Me Chutneys

The backing of ING and StartSomeGood through Dreamstarter gave legitimacy to our new initiative and helped to pave the way for new partnerships.

Mikey Leung
Founder Digital Storytellers

The Dreamstarter crowdfunding campaign reached beyond our immediate group of followers and volunteers and expanded our profile. Without the campaign, it would have taken a long time to grow our followership to where it is today.

Natalie Woods
Co-Founder Clean Coast Collective

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