Impact Investing Education Series – Blended Finance

Fri, 24 May 2024 12:00pm - 01:00pm AEST

Impact Investing Hub, in collaboration with Philanthropy Australia, present an Impact Investing Webinar Series for social enterprises, not-for-profits, foundations, institutional and impact investors and professional advisors. 

Key insights from this event will include:

  • Learn about blended finance and how catalytic capital can bring together investors with a shared vision for impact.
  • Understand the catalytic role that foundations can play in funding ‘the missing middle’, and the changing shape of philanthropy in Australia as more foundations explore impact investing.
  • Deep dive into the case study of Paul Ramsay Foundation’s $5m catalytic funding (50% debt, 50% grants) of Australian Spatial Analytics.

Facilitators: Jessica Mendoza-Roth, CEO & Founder, Social Impact Hub

Guest speakers: 

  • Geoff Smith CEO, Australian Spatial Analytics 
  • Emilie Ottervanger, Impact Investing Manager, Paul Ramsay Foundation

Who should attend?

  • Social entrepreneurs, social enterprise teams.
  • Not-for-profit teams.
  • Corporate and philanthropic foundation teams.
  • Foundation trustees, responsible persons, advisors and staff of philanthropic entities.
  • Institutional investors interested in learning more about sustainability and the impact investment landscape.
  • Professional advisors including lawyers, private wealth managers, private banks, family offices.