Jumpleads NFP is a social enterprise with a focus on changing cultures and invigorating communities to enable a better future
We do this by “jump-starting” arts and community initiatives Australia wide, delivering:
- Education and training
- Strategic communications and engagement
- Tailored community development programs
- And Pop Up Art and Make a Change programs
We facilitate processes that enables creativity, collaboration, participation and generates action – the fundamental ingredients required to mobilise the community resources required to adequately address the current and future challenges we face.
Our partners include government agencies, visionary organisations and committed individuals who want to achieve relevant and practical responses to community challenges.
We have three divisions:
- Make a Change – Delivering programs to address broad community challenges such as health and well-being, environment, social disadvantage and emergency response
- Pop Up Art – Initiatives that strengthen and support the creative sector
- JL Services – Tailored programs and services to enable organisations to achieve their changemaking ‘agenda’
Fully focussed on encouraging bottom up solutions, for long term positive impact, we actively advocate for support and investment in grassroots and creative sector led initiatives.
Jumpleads is a not-for-profit social enterprise with tax deductible DGR status. We are registered with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC) and certified with Social Traders.
Sharon is an Arts Business Specialist and Producer. In the last 30 years she has started and lead 3 arts and production based organisations, producing numerous high profile projects for: theatre, film, live events. Sharon teaches business training to creatives through her own consulting firm and for Melbourne and Deakin Universities.
Karen is an engineer, entrepreneur and community engagement specialist with key skills in governance, communications, organisation strategy development / implementation and business management. Karen is a Fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs and was awarded the accolade of Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012.
Kevin is a Designer and Theatre Technical Director with thirty plus years experience in production and event management. Successfully delivering high profile projects throughout Australia and Internationally.
Chris has been in Public Practice for over 35 years dealing in Accounting and Taxation matters for small business and professionals in a wide range of industries including retail manufacturing, construction and service industries as well as not-for-profit organisations.
Philip is a Theatre Consultant with clients in Hong Kong, Singapore and Jakarta. Philip was Technical Director, Director of Venues and Associate Director (Operations) for Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 1988-2011. Prior to that Philip was Production Manager for the Adelaide Festival Centre.
Cr Rod Fyffe
Cr. Fyffe has been a Councillor with the City of Greater Bendigo since 1996. He served as Mayor in 2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2010/2011 and 2015/2016. He serves as a council representative for many community organisations with activities in Economic Development, Arts, Sport and Recreation, Aged Services, Youth Development, the Environment and Heritage.
Rachel is a business professional with 16 years leadership experience working with successful FMCG companies. With a focus on building highly effective teams, and leading strategic planning through to delivery and implementation. In her role at Jumpleads she engages new business partners, is a contributor to all stages of the grant process and helps facilitate the delivery of high calibre programs across a range of projects.