About CAP

The Cre8ive Artisans Pod (CAP) is registered in Western Australia as a family partnership (ABN: 30 566 786 714) and operates as a not-for-profit social enterprise. Neither co-founder makes any kind of a salary or financial benefit from this business. More information: Our Story.

Social enterprises are organisations that:

  • Are led by a social mission consistent with a community benefit (See Our Mission below)
  • Trade to fulfil their missionĀ (CAP Shop)
  • Derive a substantial portion of their income from trade (CAP Shop) and
  • Reinvest the majority of their profits/surplus in the fulfillment of their mission (Your Impact)

Our Vision

To help alleviate global poverty and empower disadvantaged people to be respected and valued members of society.

Our Mission

To build a community of socially responsible WA handcrafters who are committed to helping disadvantaged artisans across the globe on their journey to become self-supporting. A significant focus for CAP is supporting artisans in developing countries who are living with disabilities, and single-parent families.

Our Goals

  • To build a community hub for WA handcrafters to showcase their creative work & help promote the WA handicraft industry.
  • To provide opportunities for fledging crafters to connect with the broader artisan community.
  • To raise funds to assist disadvantaged artisans across the globe.
  • To provide avenues to support internationally based, disadvantaged artisans & help promote their creative work.

Our NFP Character

Not-For-Profit Clause

We pledge that CAP assets and income shall be applied solely to achieve the goals of the organisation and that no portion shall be distributed directly or indirectly to members of the organisation except as bona fide compensation for services rendered or expenses incurred on behalf of the organisation.

Dissolution Clause

In the event of the organisation being dissolved, the amount that remains after such dissolution and the satisfaction of all debts and liabilities shall be transferred to another organisation with similar purposes which is not carried on for the profit or gain of its individual members.

(Extract: ATO website)