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Tag : Social Ventures Australia

Framework For Social Impact Goes Online

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 8th August 2017 -  A new framework designed to help assess and guide the activities and investment decisions of social purpose organisations and funders is now available online. Developed by Social…

Capital Raising Target of Social Impact Bonds Met in One Month

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 7th June 2017 -  Funding for Australia’s first social impact bond for mental health and Queensland’s first social benefit bond uniting children in out-of-home care with their families…

Corporate Brings STEM Program to Disadvantaged Students

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 28th March 2017 -  Disadvantaged students in low-socioeconomic communities will have access to evidence-based STEM education resources through a new corporate partnership. Social Ventures Australia…

Startups Put on Track for Social Impact

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 15th March 2017 -  There is no one right answer, but the question of how to measure a social impact business deserves “robust discussion”, according to a new co-working community for “startups

Homelessness Social Impact Bond Raises $9M

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 14th March 2017 -  The country’s first social impact bond targeting homelessness has closed early and heavily oversubscribed after raising $9 million in less than a month. The Aspire bond, a partnership

Australia’s First Homelessness Social Impact Bond Reaches ‘Fruition’

Ellie Cooper, Friday, 10th February 2017 -  South Australia has launched the country’s first homelessness social impact bond, which will support 600 people through a program focused on life skills and employment pathways.

Corporates Join Forces for Disability Employment Social Enterprise

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 17th January 2017 -  Corporate, philanthropic and government support has helped establish a new state-of-the-art facility offering employment opportunities for people who have experienced mental…

Data for Social Good

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 15th December 2016 -  A new initiative is connecting not-for-profit organisations with data and data analysts to help them solve social problems and measure their impact. The Minerva Collective is a

The School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia to Close its Doors

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 3rd November 2016 -  After seven years of supporting early-stage social enterprise development, the School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia (SSE) has announced it will end its operations. The organisation’s

Jumping Ship: From the ‘Millionaire’s Factory’ to the Social Sector

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 21st September 2016 -  Michael Traill AM, founding CEO of Social Ventures Australia, shares his professional and personal journey of leaving the so-called Millionaire’s Factory after a 20-year career

Australia’s First Social Benefit Bond Going Strong

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 15th August 2016 -  Australia’s first social benefit bond Newpin has reported positive results for the third year in a row, restoring 130 children in care to their families and preventing 47 children

Social Ventures Australia Partners With Google Impact Challenge

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 12th July 2016 -  Not for Profit Social Ventures Australia (SVA), which achieves social outcomes through innovation, has teamed up with Google Australia to support this year’s Impact Challenge.
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