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Social Impact Bonds Face Big Hurdles – UK Think Tank

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 3rd September 2013 -  Harnessing private cash to finance public services via ‘Social Impact Bonds’ is unlikely to appeal to mainstream investors because of the impossibly high risks they…

Social Enterprise Start-Up Grants

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 3rd September 2013 -  Westpac Foundation is offering start-up social enterprises the chance to get funding of up to $100,000 via its Seed grants. The Foundation says these grants are tailored to up and…

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Six Tips to Get a Social Enterprise Trading

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th August 2013 -  Trading is an essential part of any social enterprise.  However, for many in the community sector, trading can be daunting. Lisa Boothby, the Head of Enterprise Investment

Responsible Investment: From Niche to Mainstream

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th May 2013 -  A new report has set out a number of challenges that must be overcome if Responsible Investment is to move from niche to mainstream. The European Responsible Investing Fund Survey…

NFPs Lack Formal Investment Strategies – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th December 2012 -  A new report finds that only 50% of Australian Not for Profits have a formal investment strategy despite experiencing greater demand for their services post the Global Financial…

Ten Truths About Solving Problems of Poverty

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th September 2011 -  As it celebrates its ten-year anniversary, social impact investment organisation Acumen Fund is sharing what it has learnt about solving the problems of global poverty. Acumen…

Inflation, CPI & Cost Pressures Affecting NFP Demand – CBA

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 11th August 2011 -  This is the fourth instalment of a regular series of articles by the Commonwealth Bank, who will be using their financial experts to provide news, insight and expert advice

Investing for NFP’s in Uncertain Times

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 27th July 2011 -  This is the third instalment of a regular series of articles by the Commonwealth Bank, who will be using their financial experts to provide news, insight and expert advice for Not for

Investing In Civil Society – UK Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th July 2011 -  There is a serious need for tailor-made laws and regulations to recognise the special characteristics of social and community finance investment offerings and activity in the UK,…

“CRUNCH” Time for Nine Social Enterprises

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 13th October 2010 -  Photo: The 9 social entrepreneurs receive their Crunch Survival kits from Victorian Minister Minister for Community Development Lily D’Ambrosio. (Photo: Ryan Witcombe,

NFP Cash Resources: Who Really Benefits?

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th July 2010 -  When it comes to an organisation’s cash flow most Not for Profits are getting short changed with a significant proportion of funds being held in transaction accounts earning
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