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About SVA

Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage – towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive. 

We influence systems to deliver better social outcomes for people by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change. 

How we do it

Consulting

Consulting

We help social purpose organisations, government, funders and corporates strengthen their ability to alleviate disadvantage.

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Impact Investing

Impact Investing

We invest in organisations and projects that deliver both social and financial returns.

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Ventures

Ventures

We work with partners to pilot, prove, refine, and scale effective approaches to tackling disadvantage.

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Policy and advocacy

Policy and advocacy

We engage with government and convene networks to build momentum for effective practice.

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Our theory of change

SVA has no religious or political affiliations. We have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status and therefore donations to SVA are tax deductible. You can verify our DGR status on the Australian Business Register web site.