Impact Investing Course for Not for Profits - Sydney

Where: Level 32, 275 Kent Street, Sydney, 2000

When: Thu 4th Aug 2022, 10:00 – 17:00 (7 hours)

Social Impact Hub and Philanthropy Australia present: Impact Investing for Not For Profits, a short course providing NFPs with the knowledge and skills to understand and navigate this emerging field. Over one day, we will provide attendees with the tools and resources to identify opportunities to engage with impact investing, how it fits (or doesn't fit!) within your current operating model and ways to navigate the impact investing landscape.


Who is this for?

This course is recommended for leadership, finance or strategy staff as well as board members and advisors of not-for-profits, charities, NGOs and for-purpose organisations.

About the course

Impact investing is rapidly growing with the global impact investment market sized at $715 billion in 2020 (Global Impact Investing Network). It can provide not-for-profit organisations with an opportunity to diversify revenue streams and a new way to amplify organisational impact.  However, it is a confusing landscape to navigate: Is impact investment right for you? What are the key considerations in determining which path to pursue?

The Impact Investing Course for Not-for-Profits will help answer these questions and more. You will have the opportunity to learn about the variety of impact investing options available through case studies and experienced presenters.

Join us to ask your biggest questions about impact investing, including:

  • How can I diversify revenue streams?
  • Is impact investment right for me?
  • How do I prepare to take on impact investment?
  • How do I secure impact investment?
  • What structures work best in impact investing?
  • What are some good examples?

You'll learn:

  • The fundamentals of impact investing
  • How impact investing can help you diversify your revenue streams
  • The different roles that philanthropy and impact investing can play
  • The opportunities and challenges for not for profits and social enterprises wanting to bring on impact investing

You'll take away:

  • An understanding of how impact investment could help your organisation
  • Knowledge of how to navigate the impact investing landscape
  • An understanding of the different financing instruments available
  • Practical insights to help you prepare for impact investment
  • Connections with other not-for-profits exploring impact investment

Educational philosophy

The Social Impact Hub's educational content is all focused on catalysing and enhancing social impact. It achieves this through utilising our unique insight and knowledge base drawn from cutting-edge research and evidence, the expertise of our Professional Impact Network, and informed by on-the-ground program and service delivery. This interactive course will also provide a practical learning experience using real-world case studies to explore the world of impact investing. There will also be the opportunity for peer learning from fellow participants.

BONUS: For a limited time only, if you purchase the Impact Investing Course for Not for Profits, you will get exclusive access to masterclasses for social enterprises in our Scaling Impact Accelerator program about securing impact investment featuring speakers from Giant Leap, Alberts and Australian Impact Investments. 

These are closed, online workshops (not available to the public) to the value of $180.00. If you are not able to join live, we will be able to send you the recording afterwards.

1. Getting the Right Capital from the Right Investor(s) at the Right Time - 02/08/2022

2. Developing a Compelling Investment Story - 09/08/2022

Do not miss this opportunity to better understand how impact investing can enable you to go beyond traditional fundraising and leverage the power of markets to create change and strengthen your financial security.

Pricing Structure: 

Large Organisation - Turnover $2.5M+

Small Organisation - Turnover up to $2.5M


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