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SVA Essentials 2005 Series - Advertorial

3 October 2005 at 1:10 pm
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Social Ventures Australia presents its SVA Essentials Series 2005 with a line up of top international guests and must have skills for today's Not for Profit organisations.

Staff Reporter | 3 October 2005 at 1:10 pm


SVA Essentials 2005 Series - Advertorial
3 October 2005 at 1:10 pm

Social Ventures Australia presents its SVA Essentials Series 2005 with a line up of top international guests and must have skills for today’s Not for Profit organisations.

The SVA Essential Series dates are:

Sydney – AMP, Circular Quay Tuesday 9.30am – 5pm, 15 November 2005

Melbourne – Fenix, Richmond Wednesday 9.30am – 5pm, 16 November 2005

The Series leads off with The Law of the Few – How 20 people can change the fortunes of your organisation forever and includes special guest – Kingsley Aikins, the CEO of the America Ireland Fund.

A morning with Kingsley Aikins as he guides participants – step by step – through one of the world’s most successful fundraising models and shares the skills required to attract, nurture and commit new investors and donors to your organisation for the long term.

Kingsley Aikins is renowned as one of the leading commentators and observers on global philanthropic trends, particularly on the current issues of inter-generational wealth transfer.

Social Enterprise Development and Sustainability
A new generation for social change
Special Guest – Gerard Higgins (Sydney)
Business Development Director, Social Firms UK

Social Firms Australia (Melbourne)
Brotherhood St. Lawrence
Future Employment Opportunities Bendigo

An afternoon workshop with Gerard Higgins who will share the UK experience of 15 years building and franchising social firms which are creating real life work opportunities for people with mental illness, disabilities and others who have been excluded from the workforce.

It will feature live case studies of social firms across the UK, a step by step guide on how to convert a social enterprise into a social firm, tools to assess and establish its viability, sustainable enterprise models and social firm impact assessment and evaluation.

SVA Social Investors Panel

A panel of investors sharing their experiences in social investment.
Shedding light on why they want to invest in social ventures. What they expect from an investment. How you can support investors to engage with your organisation and experiences of what has and hasn’t worked in their social investment journey.

For further information – or call Carolyn Lakos on (02) 9339 8091

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