Anglicare WA Outcomes Reporting Tool Objective SVA Consulting was engaged to provide the Board of Anglicare WA with structured, quality reporting on the outcomes being achieved by the organisation. Role we played In conjunction with Anglicare WA, SVA Consulting: Worked with the Board to develop a draft organisational theory of change and organisational level Outcomes […]
CIE (Connection International Exploration)
This ground-breaking international program exposes school leaders to innovative, evidence-informed educational practice on a global scale. The focus is to draw on SVA networks around the world, in order to explore landmark teaching and learning models, within schools and communities experiencing disadvantage outside of Australia. The inaugural CIE in 2017 was attended by 12 school […]
Commonwealth Bank of Australia – Ambassador Program
Commonwealth Bank of Australia – Ambassador program for grantees Objective SVA Consulting was engaged to co-create an ambassador program for the Commonwealth Bank Foundation that matches employees at the bank with not-for-profit grant recipients, giving them access to in-kind and pro-bono support. Role we played SVA Consulting played a critical role in the creation of […]
Disability Perspective Paper
SVA has a vision for Australia where all people and communities thrive. We recognise that people with disability are significantly more likely to experience exclusion and disadvantage than other groups in our community. We believe that all Australians with disability should have the right to be full and equal participants in our community, free from […]
Future Fair Report
Securing better quality jobs for young people in Australia This report, supported by J.P. Morgan, sets out to describe major trends in the Australian labour market that are shaping the future prospects of young people, particularly young people from less advantaged backgrounds. It considers current labour market program settings as well as the findings from […]
SVA’s venture philanthropy team offers tailored support to funders to maximise the impact of their grants. Most recently we have collaborated with Google to deliver their 2016 Global Impact Challenge in Australia. SVA is helping to deliver the Google Impact Challenge in Australia, after Google awarded over $5 million across 10 organisations using technology to […]
Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land Management Board
Gunaikurnai Strategic Plan Objective SVA Consulting was engaged to develop a strategic plan for how the Gunaikurnai people and Victorian Government partners would implement joint management in the parks and reserves on Gunaikurnai Country. Role we played In conjunction with Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land Management Board (GKTOLMB) and their partners – Gunaikurnai Land and Waters […]
House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation merger
SVA supported HWNS and TTF to investigate the rationale for and subsequently help undertake the merger of their two organisations to form the largest disability focussed service provider in Australia in response to the changing disability sector landscape.
These quarterly events involve school leaders in local geographical clusters working collaboratively on their contextual challenges and opportunities. Hub Days are often hosted by a particular school, providing unique access to participants to explore in-situ initiatives in action. Themes for Hub Days are equally focused on reflection, learning and planning, as guided by the collective […]
Industry Employment Initiative Evaluations
SVA Consulting supported the Industry Employment Initiative (IEI) Pilot Program to conduct mid-term and final evaluations. Objective These evaluations aimed to measure the employment outcomes that the IEI Pilot Program has achieved for job seekers, understand the outcomes that the program created for participating employers, and identify opportunities to improve the program. Role we played […]
Mental Health Perspective Paper
SVA has a vision for Australia where all people and communities thrive. We recognise that mental health and wellbeing is an essential component of thriving communities, and that it is inextricably linked to good outcomes in education, employment and housing. We believe that everyone in Australia should experience the best possible mental health and wellbeing, […]
Positive Education Schools Association
Objective Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) is a peak association that works to promote and foster the implementation of Positive Education in schools across Australia. SVA Consulting was engaged to support PESA in developing a strategic plan to guide the strategic priorities and key initiatives of the organisation over the next three years. Role we […]
Primary Health Networks: Suporting PHNs to deliver better health outcomes for their communities
PHNs are at the forefront of Australia’s efforts to build integrated, client-centred care in communities. They are leading improved coordination of patient care across general practice, allied health and community services. They are relentlessly seeking improved outcomes, especially for people at higher risk of poor health outcomes. SVA Consulting has worked across Australia supporting PHNs to plan and assess their service design and […]
Prime Minister & Cabinet
To conduct three SROI forecast analyses to understand, estimate and value the social, cultural and economic impact likely to result from the Australian Government’s investment in three IBSs across Australia, as well as undertake broader sector consultation to test and validate those findings.
Prime Minister and Cabinet Environment Branch
2017 Prime Minister and Cabinet (now National Indigenous Australians Agency) Environment Branch evaluation plan: The Indigenous Land and Sea Management (ILSM) Outcomes Framework Objective To develop a shared outcomes framework that would enable PM&C and the ILSM sector to collect better evidence about the outcomes created by ILSM programs. The ILSM Outcomes Framework would be […]
SANE Australia and Lifeline Australia
SANE and Lifeline collaboration opportunities assessment Objective SVA Consulting was engaged to support SANE and Lifeline to determine the form of collaboration model which best meets their mutual objectives to increase the impact each organisation has with end beneficiaries and develop a plan to implement. Role we played Working with both organisations, SVA Consulting: Facilitated […]
Social Impact Bond Case Studies
When considering whether a Social Impact Bond (SIB) is an appropriate mechanism to fund a social program, it is useful to understand how SIBs have been structured around the world. Since the very first SIB emerged in the UK in 2010, the concept has been trialled in more than half a dozen countries, and has […]
Taken for granted? Charities’ role in our economic recovery
Charities employ more people than the mining and manufacturing sectors combined and contribute 8.5% to Australia’s GDP. But even with revised JobKeeper payments, 1 in 7 charities could still be unviable by September 2021, and 170,000 jobs could be lost.
Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Association (VACCA)
Supporting VACCA to successfully to implement a significant program of internal initiatives that would put client outcomes at the centre of their work and enable them to demonstrate effectiveness to government and other stakeholders. Initiatives included a new monitoring and evaluation framework, culturally-centred therapeutic model and case management system.
Will Australian charities be COVID-19 casualties or partners in recovery? A financial health check
Our report with the Centre for Social Impact has found that without transitional support more than 200,000 jobs could be lost among Australian charities as support like JobKeeper, and lease and loan deferrals come to an end in October.