All services provided by Stepping Black promote successful outcomes through strengthening the capacity of people, their communities and their cultures with focus on Indigenous Australians.

Business, Enterprise & Leadership Development

  • Indigenous Micro and Small Business Development
  • Workshops on key aspects of Business Development & Management – Start up and Existing
  • Business Planning and Review
  • Business Concept Investigation and Research
  • Business Mentoring and Coaching
  • Assistance with Business Project and Plan Writing
  • Business Leadership Skill Development
  • Fostering Innovation and Enterprise

Youth Engagement & Development

  • Youth – Development of Personal, Professional and Employability Skills through Entrepreneurship & Business Enterprise
  • Youth Program Development, Planning and Delivery to suit specific areas and needs
  • Delivery of Leadership development  and well-being as part of all activities
  • Promote activities to support engagement in Education

Recognition & Protection of Cultural Identity

  • Acknowledgement and application of local cultural protocols and practices
  • Incorporation of appropriate Traditional Historical Knowledge, Cultural Knowledge and Ecological Knowledge into all activities under the guidance of Elders and the Keepers of Knowledge
  • Protection of sensitive Cultural Knowledge through the use of correct rules and codes of behaviour
  • Working in partnership with Elders and key community people assisting business and corporations with the preparation of Reconciliation Action Plans

Cultural Brokerage

  • Initial contact for Cross-Cultural Connection
  • Cultural Brokering
  • Strategic Networks
  • Community partnerships
  • Indigenous Community engagement

Event Planning & Management

  • Bridges
  • Expos/Festivals/Fairs (including Marketing Events)
  • Business Conferences & Seminars (including Marketing Events)
  • Initiation, involvement and contribution to Local, Regional and State Events
  • Support for local Indigenous and reconciliation events eg. NAIDOC, Cultural Healing Days, Festivals, celebrations

Community Development

  • Capacity Building
  • Leadership Development
  • Governance Training
  • Enterprise Development
  • Planning and Program Development
  • Advisory Services

Grant Management & Assistance

  • Grant Application Support