Community Power – A Collaborative Impact Approach

SEFA, with the Coalition for Community Energy (C4CE) hosted a breakfast forum exploring collaborative impact approaches to community power. The packed event brought together a wealth of experienced speakers for an Australian-first discussion about how to finance the growing community renewable energy sector – a conversation that SEFA is excited to be a part of. […]

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Community Renewable Energy Links

Coalition For Community Energy McCullough Robertson Clean Energy Finance Corporation Start Some Good Australian Impact Investments Accounting for Good act Australian Earth Laws Alliance

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Impact Investing across one Australian continent and 7,107 islands in the Philippines

My name is Hanna Ebeling, and I joined SEFA a few months ago as Relationship Manager, working closely with Australian social enterprises on structuring loans that meet their needs. Over the past few months, I have been able to engage with organisations of various sizes, sectors and business models. But if you compare the diversity […]

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Kick Starter and Ethical Enterprise Awards

In early December, Sandra was back for the third year running as a judge on the Kick Starter panel. Kick Starter is a wonderful initiative of the Macquarie Group Foundation and School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE). Macquarie mentors are partnered with SSE students to work together to develop a business plan which is then submitted […]

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Get in on the act!

Not-for-profit banking specialist Community Sector Banking has launched a world-first banking service, allowing customers to give to a range of worthy causes simply through their everyday banking. The new division of Community Sector Banking – a collaboration between Community 21 and Bendigo Bank – act. has been established after two years in development to deliver […]

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