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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…

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.

Managing to Outcomes: What, Why and How?

Simon Faivel, Wednesday, 29th June 2016 -  What does “managing to outcomes” mean and why are small and large organisations alike embarking on this journey, asks consulting director with Social Ventures Australia Simon Faivel.

$4M Enterprise Targets Education Programs

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 1st June 2016 -  The $4 million funding arm of a social enterprise has awarded $881,000 to two education programs with the aim of breaking the strong link between family income and student outcomes.…

Indigenous Leader Wins Reconciliation Fellowship & New Funding

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 19th May 2016 -  Australian indigenous leader, June Oscar AO, has won a prestigious global award that celebrates individuals doing extraordinary work in reconciliation as her Kimberley enterprise…
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