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Our approach

We invest in scalable solutions to Australia’s most pressing societal problems. We look for both not-for-profit and for-profit organisations with the capacity to repay a loan or issue equity and generate positive social outcomes.

Our investment criteria:

  • Ability to create meaningful social outcomes for people experiencing disadvantage in Australia
  • Either at least $500,000 annualised revenue (for equity) or security available (for loans)
  • Minimum investment ask of $500,000

We are looking for social impact in:

  • Disability
  • Employment (including social enterprises and social procurement)
  • Working with First Australians
  • Aged care
  • Education
  • Social and affordable housing
  • Community care

Our portfolio

What we offer

As a not-for-profit organisation, we are dedicated to your social purpose. We invest our time, money and passion in helping organisations achieve greater social outcomes and financial growth.

CapitalSupportGrowth and Impact
DebtUnique sector insightsFinancial returns
EquityHands-on supportSocial impact
Social Impact BondsAccess to SVA networks


We also offer bespoke solutions for larger transactions, and have the ability to bring in additional capital.

Flexible finance

We provide loans, equity and everything in between. If we believe in your social mission and financial sustainability, we will work with you on an investment arrangement to suit your needs.

Proven track record

Since 2011, we invested in over 18 organisations that have created over 160 jobs for people experiencing disadvantage and 22 affordable housing units in addition to delivering community health and education programs.

Partner with SVA

If your organisation fits the above criteria, send us your information (pitch deck, business plan or project summary) and why you want to partner with SVA.

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