2015 Press releases

SEFA bids farewell to Board member Julie White

SEFA has announced that Julie White will leave her role as SEFA Supervisory Board member. Julie has been a member of the Board since May 2012. Her more than 30 years’ experience in both not-for-profit and corporate sectors have been invaluable in guiding SEFA to its’ current success. Julie is widely regarded as one of Australia’s […]

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SEFA and LMCF to combat Victoria’s affordable housing crisis

Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA) and the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation (LMCF) have joined forces to establish a new social impact fund that seeks to address the homelessness and affordable housing crisis in Victoria. The announcement was made at the LMCF’s Inspiring Philanthropy event, held today at Zinc, in Federation Square, Melbourne. As Australia’s leading […]

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Catch up on SEFA news!

We’re celebrating success this quarter at SEFA. We’ve supported new social enterprises, established a new funding initiative for early social innovators, created a toolkit for social entrepreneurs, and achieved internationally recognised B Corp certification. A loan to Corryong Neighbourhood Centre in northeast Victoria has facilitated the purchase of a bakery business, creating new employment and […]

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SEFA and StartSomeGood Partner on Crowdmatch

For the first time, a social lender is joining forces with a crowdfunding website to allow early stage social innovation projects raise capital. SEFA:Crowdmatch is the brainchild of two unlikely partners: SEFA, one of Australia’s leading lenders to social enterprises and StartSomeGood, a crowdfunding platform for not-for-profits, social entrepreneurs and changemakers. The scheme marks great […]

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SE Awards Finalists – MiHaven and Sustain

SEFA is very proud that our clients MiHaven and Sustain Community Housing are 2015 Social Enterprise Awards finalists!…/

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SEFA holding Community Renewables Event in Sydney

SEFA and Coalition for Community Energy are holding a Community Renewables Event in Sydney on March 16 at 9am: register by 11 March! Are you a professional interested in supporting the growing community energy sector?  Perhaps you’ve heard the buzz around this exciting new model for delivering renewable energy and want to leverage your financial, […]

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CEO Ben Gales on SEFA’s achievements – video

Hear SEFA CEO Ben Gales talk about our achievements:

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