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The Foundation

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What is Brave Foundation?

Brave Foundation is an Australian not-for-profit charity that equips expecting and parenting teens with resources, referral and education opportunities to facilitate happy, healthy and skilled families over time.

Our Vision

To build a village of support and acceptance around expecting and parenting teens.

Our Purpose

We strive to unlock the boundless potential of all by transforming social connections.

Our Mission

To build a virtual village of support around each person by creating a network of meaningful connections to ideas, people, services, and resources.

We will do this by focusing on the following key areas:

  • The Brave SEPT Pathway Plan: Regular and ongoing mentoring to achieve the goals participant defined goals
  • Advice and Referrals: Creating connections to appropriate service providers based on need and location
  • Advocacy: Seeking to influence public policy through partnerships and political engagement
  • Digital Delivery: Developing an online service delivery that is accessible to all

Our Values

  • Inspire: We support and encourage our community to dream
  • Empower: We champion and resource individual potential
  • Connect: We establish and strengthen collaborative relationships
  • Include: We embrace diversity and combat prejudice
  • Innovate: We will find and make a way

Our Plan

The following goals will underpin the strategic direction of the Foundation to 2021:

Increase our Impact

  • Consolidate existing SEPT program, delivering better than business as usual, by implementing learnings from trial
  • Pilot new approaches for service delivery that create pathway for digitised program
  • Establish program of continuous improvement to support expansion and program replication for other cohorts and partners

Create a pipeline for sustainable funding

  • Establish baseline working capital requirements
  • Conduct funding workshop with Board and build funding strategy
  • Develop draft prospectus for potential funders and partners

Prepare for the future

  • Deepen understanding of markets, competitors and partners
  • Articulate the Foundation’s distinct unique value proposition
  • Determine strategic choices to guide development of 2021-2025 strategy