Highlights of the year
We influence systems to achieve better outcomes for people by learning what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives, and advocating for change. You can read more about our work across each of those areas below.
In FY18 we..
Learned what works in communities
We worked alongside organisations including Dismantle, Way Forward, and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.Read more
Helped organisations be more effective
We helped over 100 organisations including supporting House with No Steps and the Tipping Foundation through a merger process.Read more
Shared our perspectives
We shared our perspectives at more than 200 sector events, and continued to publish leading thinking in the SVA Quarterly.Read more
Advocated for change
We lodged 11 government submissions and signed on to a number of sector-wide campaigns.Read more
In the words of our partners
Board and governance
The Board of SVA governs our overall direction and purpose, acting as the centrepiece of governance, fiduciary and overall responsibility for SVA and related companies. Our Board brings a diverse range of business, financial, entrepreneurial and philanthropic capabilities to SVA.
SVA’s revenue comes from generous philanthropic support provided by a variety of trusts, foundations, corporate and individual funders, combined with government grants as well as cost recovery and fee-based income from our consulting and impact investing work