OSII is seeking proposals for social impact investment

The NSW Government is has re-opened the Request for Proposals (RFP) focused on youth unemployment. Youth unemployment in NSW is more than double the State’s unemployment rate, and NSW has the highest number of unemployed youth in Australia. The NSW Government has committed $10 million towards a social impact investment that targets vulnerable young people in regions […]

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A Note From The CEO

Hello, On behalf of the entire team at SEFA I extend a warm welcome to all of our clients, investors and partners, without whom we could not do the work we do. SEFA continues to focus on fostering strong relationships and working with organisations and people determined to deliver social impact. In recent months SEFA […]

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Better Together – SEFA Collaborative Financing

Over the past year, SEFA has continued its collaboration with philanthropy by hosting Foundation Roundtables across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane – together with our partners Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation (VFFF), the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation and Philanthropy Australia. These conversations allow for everyone to share impact investing experience to date and to explore how partnerships […]

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SEFA welcomes new team members

SEFA is thrilled to welcome two new team members Wendy Chan and Linda Carseldine . Wendy joins us from Bank of Queensland as a Relationship Manager while Linda is taking on the role of Operations Officer having spent the last 12 years as Asia Pacific Vice President Finance and CFO of the global technology firm […]

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Kickstarter | Celebrating Social Business Innovation

Now well into its 7th year the Macquarie Kick Starter programme – funded by the Macquarie Group Foundation – teams up aspiring social entrepreneurs from across the country with associate and divisional directors to mentor them through a business planning process. Turning impactful ideas into sustainable businesses is no easy feat and after 3 months […]

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