Started in 2013, Ethical Property Australia (EP) provides co-located work spaces for socially and ethically driven enterprises, and delivers a social, environmental and financial return to investors. EP is a
Purpose of fund:
To invest in early stage scalable companies that work to increase incomes and improve the livelihoods of low-income communities in Southeast Asia and India.
The MiHaven Property Fund (MPF) was established by MiHaven, a social enterprise that supports chronically unemployed Indigenous Australians to enter long-term sustainable employment in construction and related industries. The fund was formed to deliver a pilot project in Cairns, with a view to use the proceeds to invest in further projects in Australia if successful.
The Social Impact Fund (SIF) provides loans and equity investments to Australian social enterprises focused on positive social change including improving education, employment and life outcomes for disadvantaged members of the community.
The LeapFrog Fund II invests in high-growth companies across Asia and Africa that offer empowering tools such as insurance, savings and investment products to emerging consumers.
Hireup harnesses the power of technology to revolutionise the way Australians with disability find, hire and manage their own support workers. After producing a minimum viable product, it proved the need and applicability of the model. Hireup then raised $2.5 million via an impact investment in late 2015. The funds raised are helping Hireup to scale quickly and in lockstep with the national rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The Upper Murray Community Bakery is an initiative by Corryong Neighbourhood House (CNH) to increase employment and training opportunities in rural Victoria.
STREAT is a social enterprise that provides homeless and marginalised youth with a supported pathway from the streets to a sustainable livelihood in the hospitality industry. STREAT’s goals are to keep scaling its youth impact, and to reach financial self-sufficiency through growing its business operations.
Feast of Merit is a social enterprise in the hospitality sector that is owned and operated by YGAP, a movement of impact entrepreneurs that work to change lives.