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First of A Kind Impact Investment Fund Raises More Than $10M as Market Continues to Grow

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 20th December 2017 -  Social Ventures Australia’s latest impact investment fund has raised more than $10 million and reached its first close sooner than expected, in what the experts say is evidence

Australia’s First Social Impact Bond is Growing Stronger By The Year

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 5th September 2017 -  Australia’s first social impact bond, the Uniting Newpin Social Benefit Bond (SBB), has recorded positive growth for the fourth year in a row, with more than 200 children returned

How to Be More Effective in Reducing Disadvantage? – Insights From 10 Years of SVA Consulting

Contributor, Wednesday, 19th July 2017 -  As it celebrates 10 years of advising the social sector, SVA Consulting reflects on how to be more effective in reducing social disadvantage. Since it was founded in 2007, with support

Queensland Launches First Social Benefit Bond

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 27th April 2017 -  Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has launched Queensland’s first social impact bond, seeking private capital to address social issues around out-of-home care in a spin-off of…

Sector and Government Cooperation Key to Social Innovation Success

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 28th March 2017 -  A strong working relationship between the not-for-profit sector and governments is the key to growing the developing social enterprise space and social innovation generally in…

Effective Ways to Support Youth into Employment

Justine Height, Monday, 4th April 2016 -  With youth unemployment remaining an ongoing issue in Australia, Director of Social Ventures Australia, Justine Height, looks what successful youth employment programs look

Youth Employment Report Points to Effective Programs

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th March 2016 -  Funding and advocacy Not for Profit, Social Ventures Australia, has released a report identifying the underpinning principles behind successful youth employment programs. The

Pilot Funding for Indigenous Social Enterprise

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 1st July 2015 -  Koori Kulcha Aboriginal Corporation (KKAC) is the first organisation to receive investment from a $1 million Indigenous Social Enterprise Fund (ISEF) – a pilot funded…

Call for Tax Concessions for Impact Investments

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 1st July 2015 -  Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has called for tax concessions for impact investments in social enterprise, social impact bonds and social and affordable housing projects, in…

First Venture Philanthropy Fund for WA

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 16th April 2015 -  Western Australia’s first dedicated venture philanthropy fund has launched with the aim of raising at least $2 million in philanthropic funds over the next two years. The…

Impact Investing in Real Estate

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 8th April 2015 -  Innovative new funding models are tackling pressing social needs and the reduced availability of financial support to address those needs across Australia. Journalist Nadia Boyce

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Making Corporate-NFP Executive Transitions Work

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 25th March 2015 -  Six CEOs share their advice for ensuring success in executive-level transitions between the commercial and social purpose sectors, in this interview first published in the SVA…
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