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Social Lens for Financial Inquiry’s Final Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 9th December 2014 -  The final report of the the Financial Systems Inquiry has advised the Federal Government to explore and develop impact investment as an innovative way of potentially funding social…

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How Corporate Partnerships Work

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 24th September 2014 -    Social enterprises and other for-purpose organisations should ensure they have the basics covered as they build and maintain corporate funding relationships, writes Social

SVA Recommends Seed Funding for Social Investment Bank

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 27th August 2014 -  Social investment group Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has submitted a response to the Interim Report of the Financial Systems Inquiry (FSI) recommending that a social investment…

Investor Return On Social Benefit Bond

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th August 2014 -  Australia’s first social benefit bond will deliver a return of 7.5 per cent to investors this year, a certification by auditor Deloitte has shown. The Newpin Bond, a pilot program…

United Front Needed to Tackle Youth Unemployment – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Friday, 8th August 2014 -  The Australian Council of Social Service has called on businesses, communities, unions, social services and governments to unite in tackling unemployment in Australia after recent…

To Merge or Not to Merge

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th May 2014 -  Social Ventures Australia (SVA) Consulting’s Executive Director Duncan Peppercorn examines the pros and cons of mergers in the Not for Profit space in this article that first

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Job Services Reform Key to Reversing Unemployment Trends

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 6th May 2014 -  Despite $2.5 billion being spent each year on the government funded employment system, a very small percentage of employers use it. This must change if long-term and youth unemployment

Indigenous Co Secures Social Investment Funding

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd April 2014 -  An Indigenous company, Iman Operations, has secured a $800,000 impact investment funding package from Social Ventures Australia (SVA) to enable the company to deliver on a multi-million…

Aus Inquiry Urged to Promote Social Investment

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th April 2014 -  Social sector advocates are urging the Federal Government to look at new ways to promote social investment in Australia as part of its inquiry into the financial system.   In…

Lego Enterprise Assists Autistic Children

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th March 2014 -  A new social enterprise in Melbourne has opened its doors to LEGO enthusiasts with the aim of creating a community for kids who struggle to socialise, including children with autism…

Funding Secures Real Future for Young Job Seekers

Staff Reporter, Friday, 7th March 2014 -  The Beacon Foundation has secured enough funding to deliver an expansion of the Real Futures Generation program that will support 1500 disadvantaged young Australians find work.…

Social Ventures Chief Takes on New Role

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th February 2014 -  Evidence based funding is becoming more mainstream in Australia but there is still a long way to go, says the founder of Social Ventures Australia, Michael Traill. Traill’s…
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