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Connecting with Community

It has been a busy time for SEFA in the past few months as staff have taken part in a range of events in the social impact community. In October, Ben, David and Mark took part in The Social Market Place, held at the Australian Technology Park in Redfern NSW. Developed and hosted by the […]

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Warren Mundine Shares Economic Vision

The Prime Minister’s chief Indigenous advisor, Warren Mundine, shared his economic vision for the future at a SEFA event in Sydney, in late November.  The former ALP President now chairs the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council. The Council will meet with Prime Minister Abbott and senior ministers three times a year to inform the policy implementation […]

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School for Social Entrepreneurs Pitching Event Results!

SEFA was proud to take part in the School for Social Entrepreneurs Pitching event in August. Whilst there were great pitches from all the entrepreneurs involved, there were two stand-outs. Paul Leary of Chainbreakers Recovery and Shanil Samarakoon from Empower will both be awarded $5,000. See the links below for more information on their stories. […]

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VIVID – Social impact measurement workshop with University of Sydney

SEFA attended the social impact measurement workshop at the VIVID festival. The workshop was part of the Festival of Ideas that runs parralel with the light festival. The workshop was focused on the StrategicFrame approach developed by the University of Sydney and how it can be used by organisations involved in the arts. A panel […]

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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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