There are a number of impact incubators and accelerators that help social enterprises and purpose driven start ups grow their business and prepare for future impact investment, including:
If you are an impact incubator or accelerator and would like to be included on this list please contact enquiries@impactinvestingaustralia
Impact intermediaries play an important role, matching demand for capital with supply, these include:
If you are a high growth enterprise delivering positive social outcomes with the potential to secure capital, you may be eligible for our Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant. Grants of up to $140,000 are available now for organisations looking to scale their social impact.
The Impact Investment Ready Growth Grant, funded by the Department of Social Services Sector Readiness Fund, provides impact businesses and mission-driven organisations with grants for business, financial, legal and other capacity building support for providers to secure investment.
The program recognises the potential for impact investing to change the way Australia addresses social issues and the important role that access to capital can play in delivering better outcomes for people and communities. If you have a high growth enterprise delivering positive social outcomes in one of the impact areas below, and the potential to secure capital investment, you may be eligible for this grant.
Since the program’s launch in 2015, it has supported over 60 organisations on their journey to investment readiness.
Early Childhood and Education
Employment Training and Participation
Housing and Local Amenity
Physical Health and Disability
Family, Communities and Inclusion
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Income and Financial Inclusion
Applications for Impact Investing Australia’s Resilience Grants have now closed. To-date, the program has supported 16 organisations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with a combined value of $480,000. Funded by the Department of Social Services’ Sector Readiness Fund, the grants have enabled access to advice on investment strategies to support business continuity. The final round of grantees will be announced in July 2021.