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SROI revolution or evolution?

Over the last 10 years, Social Return on Investment (SROI) has evolved putting it at the forefront for how society can better account for what really matters. +Podcast

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How to measure outcomes

Part two of the step-by-step guide to set up an outcomes management approach, covers how you measure outcomes. +Podcast

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How to go about a non-profit merger

A how-to guide for non-profit organisations seeking to explore whether a merger is right for them and, if so, how to go about it, with insights from a recent large-scale merger. +Podcast

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How to adopt an outcomes-focused approach

Part one of a step-by-step guide for setting up an outcomes management approach for your organisation, which covers defining how you create the change. +Podcast

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Funding their vision: social purpose organisations share their stories

Four social purpose organisations describe how social impact investing has provided a flexible, mission-aligned and supportive approach to funding their vision. +Podcast

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Cross-sector partnerships: will corporate Australia step up?

What will motivate corporate Australia to step up to systems change in its cross-sector partnerships? Five questions provide a road map.

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Sector trends: stories from the frontline part 2

In part 2, leaders reflect on how their organisations are responding to trends in evidence-based practice, innovation capabilities, place-based service design and collaboration. +Audio

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The value of a peer operated service

The value of a peer operated service

Insights from SVA’s analysis of a peer operated mental health service which reveals just how and why this approach is so valuable to those accessing the service and the local mental health system. +Audio

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Sector trends: stories from the frontline part 1

Leaders in the social sector reflect on current trends and how their organisations are responding to be the most effective funders and service providers. Part 1 of 2. + Podcast

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Capacity building of employers is needed to grow disability employment

A model that uses expert support to build employers’ capacity is proving a necessary first step to increase workplace participation for people with disability. + Podcast

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Summer treats: staff picks

SVA staff share a collection of articles, podcasts, books, videos and films touching on sector topics that have inspired them as they go about their work to address disadvantage.

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