The SEFA Loan Fund provides loans to not-for-profit and commercial organisations that have a social, cultural or environmental mission to deliver a public or community benefit via services or selling goods.
The Social Enterprise Finance Fund (The ‘SEFF’) was established to support social enterprises to develop financial resilience and extend delivery of their products and services. The SEFF invests in social enterprises through direct loans (both secured and unsecured).
Three Sista’s is a social enterprise that provides support to the displaced and homeless via a private model of social housing accomodation in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. To help address this issue and provide a solution, Three Sista’s acquired a loan of $450,000 from Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA).
Hepburn Community Wind Park Co-Operative Ltd (trading as Hepburn Wind) built and operates Australia’s first community-owned wind farm in Leonards Hill, Victoria. Funded by the Victorian Government, Bendigo Bank, Embark Australia, and over 2,000 member shareholders, Hepburn Wind was established by the Hepburn Renewable Energy Association (now known as the Sustainable Hepburn Association – Renewing the Earth (SHARE)).