Social Enterprise Finance Australia

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    SEFA provides tailored finance solutions to mission led organisations.
    We aim to lead the development of social impact lending in Australia using innovative solutions to build a stronger and more dynamic social enterprise sector. We are committed to fostering positive community, indigenous and environmental impact whilst achieving financial returns.
    SEFA connects investor funding with social enterprises and entrepreneurs. We provide tailored financing solutions that encourage social enterprises to develop and grow, and aims to stimulate the social impact investment market in Australia.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2011
    HQUltimo, AU
    Websitesefa.com.au

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    Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)11
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore

    Key People/Management at Social Enterprise Finance Australia

    David Rickards

    David Rickards

    Executive & Co-Founder
    Louise Sylvan

    Louise Sylvan

    Director
    Jay Bonnington

    Jay Bonnington

    Director,
    Jack Beetson

    Jack Beetson

    Director
    Linda Carseldine

    Linda Carseldine

    Chief Operating Officer
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    Social Enterprise Finance Australia Office Locations

    Social Enterprise Finance Australia has an office in Ultimo
    Ultimo, AU (HQ)
    Smail St
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    Social Enterprise Finance Australia Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2011

    Social Enterprise Finance Australia Cybersecurity Score

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    93/100

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    Employment opportunity: Head of Portfolio Management

    Sefa is looking for a Head of Portfolio Management to lead the Sefa social finance team consisting of relationship managers, consultants and fellows. The role will oversee all aspects of the investment process, to help build and maintain a robust, diverse and profitable loan portfolio with social im…

    Employment opportunity: Social Finance Relationship Manager

    Sefa is looking for a Social Finance Relationship Manager to play a key role in the social finance team, working on all aspects of the investment process. You will help build and maintain a robust, diverse and profitable investment portfolio and develop co-investment opportunities with social impact…

    Sefa Board announces new CEO

    The Board of Social Enterprise Finance Australia Limited (Sefa) wishes to announce that Alastair McGibbon has stepped down as CEO of Sefa following the AGM on 29 November.  Alastair joined Sefa three years ago from National Australia Bank. “I want to thank the Board for the opportunity to run Sefa, …

    David Bennett steps down from his role as Sefa's Chairman

    The Board of Social Enterprise Finance Australia Limited (Sefa) wishes to announce the Sefa Chairman, David Bennett’s decision to step down as Chairman and retire from the board.Belinda Drew, a current director of the board, will replace David as Chair.David has been on the Sefa journey from the ver…

    Featured funder: Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation

    Hanna Ebeling speaks to Catherine Brown, CEO of Lord Mayor’s Charitable FoundationHow did the relationship with Sefa come about?I knew of Sefa due to my participation on the SEDIF Advisory Committee. The Foundation's first contact with Sefa was with (former CEO) Ben Gales when he was making contact …

    Take a chance on the social impact zebras - an invitation from our CIO

    Written by Hanna Ebeling, Chief Investment OfficerI would like to take you on a provocative safari across the Australian impact grasslands. Debate often intends to provoke by taking sides. So please take the following with a grain of salt, it’s not all black and white (no pun intended - as you will…
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    Social Enterprise Finance Australia Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Social Enterprise Finance Australia founded?

      Social Enterprise Finance Australia was founded in 2011.

    • Who are Social Enterprise Finance Australia key executives?

      Social Enterprise Finance Australia's key executives are David Rickards, Louise Sylvan and Jay Bonnington.

    • How many employees does Social Enterprise Finance Australia have?

      Social Enterprise Finance Australia has 11 employees.

    • Who are Social Enterprise Finance Australia competitors?

      Competitors of Social Enterprise Finance Australia include Greenline Community Ventures, Clearinghouse CDFI and First Affirmative Financial Network.

    • Where is Social Enterprise Finance Australia headquarters?

      Social Enterprise Finance Australia headquarters is located at Smail St, Ultimo.

    • Where are Social Enterprise Finance Australia offices?

      Social Enterprise Finance Australia has an office in Ultimo.

    • How many offices does Social Enterprise Finance Australia have?

      Social Enterprise Finance Australia has 1 office.