The leading management publication for the social sector.

Summer treats: staff picks 2017

Once again SVA staff offer a plethora of treats for your holiday reflections and inspiration.

Read More

Hard measures for soft skills

The OECD’s Dr Andreas Schleicher outlines the ‘21st century skills’ or general capabilities, why they matter and whether they can be measured. +Podcast

Read More

How to be more effective in reducing disadvantage?

After 10 years in the sector, SVA Consulting reflects on the strategies and interventions that it has seen deliver the greatest impact. +Audio

Read More

CEO reflects on learnings from SSE’s experience in Australia

Michele Goldman, SSE Australia’s CEO in its final year of operation, reflects on the organisation’s learnings and how they could be applied to support the social enterprise ecosystem. +Audio

Read More

Once were SVA: where are they now?

In this special SVA Quarterly article, we catch up with six people who used to work with SVA to find out what they are doing now, and how their time at SVA shaped what they do.

Read More

Explore articles

Mission matters

Executive Director’s note from Issue 10, December 2014.

Read More Short Read

Vision, mission or just wishin’

Graham Long, CEO of The Wayside Chapel, talks about how he puts Wayside’s mission into practice and what he has learnt along the way.

Read More Long Read

Developing affordable housing affordably

Community Housing Providers can viably develop affordable housing, however they need to have the right supports in place, and be capable of managing the inherit risks.

Read More Medium Read

A framework for making difficult decisions

A prioritisation matrix can help you look at options in different ways – even with limited information.

Read More Medium Read

Individualised funding: 5 areas to tackle

Five areas that organisations need to address to ensure they can offer choice and control in a client directed funding model.

Read More Short Read

Spreading what works in education

How do you spread effective practice? SVA proposes a framework for educational and school leaders to spread what works through the education system.

Read More Medium Read

Making your mission matter

We talk a lot about ‘mission’ in the for-purpose sector. But what is a mission, and how do organisations think about and use their mission? Three CEOs share their experience.

Read More Long Read