• The boab nut story

    Boab nuts from Marnin

    The emergence of the painted boab nut project is a true testament to the resilience and ongoing empowerment of women in Fitzroy Crossing.

  • A progress update on Marnin Studio

    SVA is supporting Marnin Studio to become a sustainable arts enterprise, strengthening the identity and well-being of the women in Fitzroy Valley.

    In May this year, SVA initiated a three year venture partnership with Marnin Studio, an Indigenous women’s arts enterprise based in Fitzroy Crossing.

  • Meet the Marnin Studio artists

    Meet June Smith and Nita Williams, two of the local artists at Marnin Studio.

  • WA engages with the topic of Social Impact Bonds

    As Social Impact Bonds demonstrate their potential for tackling entrenched social problems worldwide, SVA’s Perth team opened up the conversation among stakeholders in WA.

    SVA recently hosted a cross-sectoral forum to share knowledge of Social Impact Bonds as an effective funding mechanism and explore their potential in WA.

  • Top 5 SVA Quarterly articles of 2016

    We’ve published an impressive collection of SVA Quarterly articles this year. Encompassing topics and insights from throughout Australia and the varied projects SVA is involved with.

  • Demand-led disability employment program proves it’s on the right track

    As SVA and the Australian Network on Disability prepare to release their ‘Early learnings’ report on the High Growth Jobs Talented Candidates initiative, we look at how the demand-led approach is reshaping the disability employment landscape for businesses and employees alike.

  • SVA welcomes Mimi’s House as the first Queensland venture to join its venture philanthropy portfolio

    Mimi's House

    Local supporters joined SVA in Brisbane on Thursday 1 December to officially welcome Mimi’s House, a program of Hope Services, as the first Queensland venture in SVA’s venture philanthropy portfolio.