Keep up to date with the latest impact investing news, events and stories from the impact investing community.

19 December 2023 Final update for 2023 

As we wrap up for the holidays, we’re pleased to share our year-end update. This includes outcomes of the Treasurer’s Investor Roundtable. We're optimistic this next phase will see Australia’s impact investing market continue to build capacity.

22 September 2023 Enabling progress of our sector 

In this update we share insights from a global strategist on the latest developments and trends in impact worldwide, plus the latest impact investing news and events.

24 March 2023 Measuring impact

In this edition, we share news of the work we’re undertaking to assess the impact of the Growth Grant program, and details of our supporting role with the Impact Investment Summit.

23 December 2022 Final update for 2022

Welcome to IIA’s final newsletter for the year and thank you for your support in 2022. Looking ahead to 2023, as momentum grows around the role of capital markets in solving social and environmental problems, we are confident that collectively we achieve so much.

19 August 2022 Celebrating the Growth Grants program

Since 2015, our Impact Investment Ready Growth Grants program has awarded 105 grants, totalling $8.15 million and resulting in over $183 million in impact capital raised (to date). 

13 May 2022 Extending our impact

In this newsletter, we share details of how we’re helping deliver even more impact – with new Growth Grant alumni, Board members and gender lens investing webinars.  

29 March 2022 Gender lens investing report launches

Our latest report is a valuable resource to help investors reduce risks, improve investment performance and uncover investment opportunities, while positively contributing to gender and racial equity, and diversity and inclusion outcomes.

24 February 2022 Successful Growth Grantees

We continue to support social enterprises that are delivering creative solutions and having a significant and lasting impact on the communities they serve. In this newsletter, we share details of our latest Growth Grant recipients who are doing just that in the disability, health and housing sectors.

17 December 2021 Final update for 2021

We’re pleased to share our latest news and final update for 2021 - with details of our new Executive Director, the latest round of Growth Grant recipients and the newly released Impact Taskforce recommendations.

20 October 2021 IIA leadership news

Sabina Curatolo has led IIA’s strategy and engagement with government and other stakeholders to drive Australia’s for-purpose market to scale, and her invisible advocacy has resulted in policy action that today, is delivering positive change.  

29 September 2021 Impact solutions for people and the planet

The annual GSG global summit will see more than 200 expert speakers and 1,500 participants from across 75 countries in action-oriented dialogue for how we can deliver impact solutions for our times. 

15 July 2021 Supporting social enterprises in the new financial year

Our Growth Grants will continue to be available this financial year thanks to the extension of the Department of Social Services’ Sector Readiness Fund, and we congratulate our final round of recipients of the Resilience Grant. 

2 July 2021 Paving further pathways to impact

Our latest report presents the learnings and stories from our continued support for the development of Australia's social enterprise sector over the last six years.

22 April 2021 Resilience Grant supporting businesses through COVID

Our first round of Resilience Grants has awarded eight social enterprises impacted by the COVID pandemic with an opportunity to access advice on investment strategies to support business continuity.

25 March 2021 Government action needed to drive an inclusive recovery

COVID-19 has increased the pressure on the Australia Government's budget and heightened the focus on the outcomes delivered from spending. Here are the five funding commitments we'd like to see in this year's budget.

5 March 2021 Creating gender positive investments

We are celebrating International Women's Day by recognising some of the remarkable women active throughout the impact investing ecosystem -  as investors, innovators, enablers and advisors.

19 February 2021 Changes at Impact Investing Australia

After four years as Chief Executive Officer at Impact Investing Australia Sally McCutchan will step down next month. In her tenure we have experienced an acceleration of impact investing in Australia which is due in no small part to Sally's vision and determination to grow the sector.