Welcome to iGen Foundation
Keeping it in the family is a migrant business startup program for families who live or work in the City of Melbourne. . We know that migrants are often resourceful, entrepreneurial and have experience of running a family owned business. Funded by the City of Melbourne and delivered by iGen Foundation, this program will work with 40 families over two years.
Advance the capability of young entrepreneurs and innovators in Australia.
Advance the building of sustainable, harmonious intercultural communities, practices and processes leveraging culturally diverse innovation in Australia.
Advance to good governance and impact of not-for-profit organisations in Australia.
We believe that education, employment and training are critical pathways to successful and happy lives for young people, however, they are not the only options.
We believe that young people owning their own business is a noble and legitimate post-school outcome and allows young people to create the future they want.
We believe business ownership increases young people's economic contribution to Australian can be undertaken regardless of language, faith, cultural, ability, gender, offending, homelessness or homelessness or other background that may result in long term social disadvantage from stigmatisation or unemployment.
We believe business ownership creates a socially inclusive life for young people.
Hear from our Director, Frank Wyatt as he discusses the benefits of youth entrepreneurship as part the Business Essentials Daily podcast series.
YourMentor is a program that matches successful business people with business mentors.
Businesses recovering from COVID and recession and seeking resilience
Young entrepreneurs aged 15-30 years looking for guidance