The latest press releases

$2 million to build new homes for low-income families

SEFA is proud to partner with the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation to provide a $2 million loan to Habitat for Humanity Victoria. The loan will assist the organisation to construct new homes for low-income families in Greater Melbourne, specifically Yea, Geelong and the Mornington Peninsula. Read and download the press release here.

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Real Impact – Autumn newsletter

It’s always great to hear about the social impact that SEFA loans make through the activities of our clients. In this newsletter we shine the light on three of them, all of which are creating positive social change – Mihaven, Sandridge Schools and Nightingale.  Click on the link to find out more.

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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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