SEFA Out and About

SEFA has taken part in a number of exciting events in the past quarter. Ben presented at the NOUS workshop in early January on funding Not For Profit’s in the disability sector. He also took part in the School for Social Entrepreneurs panel debate and Q&A session on the role of social enterprise and social […]

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Zest Awards

Manea Pacifica at Zest Awards The Zest Awards  is a celebration of the innovation and creativity of the Community Sector and its workers in Greater Western Sydney. Congratulations to the winning social enterprise Green Wings and all of the finalists. The packed event was abuzz with energy and excitement reflecting the diversity and positivity at […]

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How to get your organisation to be investment ready

There are a few things to think about to help you judge whether your organisation is investment ready. The first thing is work out which type of investment is best for your organisation: Grants Crowdfunding Equity Debt – social finance Debt – mainstream finance. If your organisation is a new start-up, then a grant or […]

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Innovative lending for social impact

Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA) is a social enterprise that lends to other social enterprises. Our focus is social impact. We work with organisations that have a social mission at their core and are passionate about making a difference. SEFA supports both “for profit” and “not for profit” organisations who use the power of business […]

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Building the Team

Three new staff have joined SEFA since May bringing new financial, and communications and marketing expertise onto the team. Phung Spyrou, Relationship Manager Phung joined SEFA in July 2013 and manages our client relationships. She has over 10 years experience in banking, during which time she was involved in structuring financial solutions for her clients. She […]

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