Bio

Social Ventures Australia (SVA) provides a range of services designed to scale social impact, helping business, government and philanthropists to be more effective funders and social purpose organisations to be more effective at delivering services. SVA provide the following services:

Funding

SVA enables a community of engaged funders to make their philanthropic dollars go further by giving through a portfolio of innovative social ventures tackling disadvantage. Their support of these ventures includes multi-year tailored funding, hands-on capacity building, access to networks and advice to prove and improve their impact.

Investment

SVA invests in organisations and projects that deliver both a social and financial return. These include debt and equity investments in social enterprises, Social Impact Bonds (SIBs), and bespoke financial solutions for large scale transactions such as the development of social and affordable housing.

Advice

SVA helps funders, government and social purpose organisations to strengthen their ability to address social issues. SVA help clients to develop better strategies, successfully implement them and to better measure and evaluate the impact of their work. SVA also advise on opportunities to partner and collaborate for greater social impact.