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Philanthropists and social financiers buddy up for impact

There are more than 20,000 social enterprises and 54,000 registered charities in Australia that have traditionally relied on philanthropic resources for funding. In the past they’ve been considered too too risky or unprofitable for mainstream capital. But grants are limited and the market is slowly shifting towards impact investment capital – social finance is an […]

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SEFA’s Social Connectivity

INAUGURAL SEFA ROUNDTABLE ON INDIGENOUS ENTERPRISE In February 2013, SEFA initiated the first of our targeted roundtable events.  A high priority for SEFA is supporting indigenous enterprise in Australia, so our first event focused on Indigenous Social Finance.  SEFA aims to identify key objectives that social lenders can implement to accelerate the process of indigenous […]

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How can SEFA help?

¤SEFA spends time and resources to understand the client’s organisation, social mission and business model. We discuss plans and capacity building issues prior to completing a loan application. ¤SEFA discusses with the client the various capital and financing options, assessing possibility of a balance of income sources, including where appropriate, leveraging any grant and/or philanthropic […]

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