The Melbourne Montessori School Community Fund (MMS Community Finance Fund) was established to provide financial support for the Melbourne Montessori School, a not-for-profit charitable entity that provides education using the Maria Montessori method.
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).
Sustain Community Housing is a social enterprise that brings a new approach to social and affordable housing. Sustain’s vision is to be innovative in providing sustainable community and affordable housing
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.
The Australian Chamber Orchestra Instrument Fund is a world first. It was created in 2011 to purchase high-quality stringed instruments which are lent to the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) for use by its players. The Fund is a unit trust, with some units owned by the ACO and others by wholesale investors. The Fund owns Australia’s only Stradivarius violin, purchased in 2011 for $1.79 million, and a 1714 Joseph Guarneri filius Andreae violin, purchased in 2014 for $1.65 million.