The Impact Investment Alliance (WA) (IIWA) is Western Australia’s key reference group for market development and stewardship of impact investment in WA. The Alliance objectives are to:
The Social Enterprise Mapping Project seeks to understand the current and potential capacity of the social enterprise sector in WA for imperatives such as:
The project will also inform the creation of a WA Social Enterprise Council in conjunction with the Impact Investment Alliance of WA, launching in September 2019. The linkage of the Alliance and a new Council will create a link between funding sources and the sector, with the vision for the Social Enterprise Council being to:
If you are a WA headquartered AND primarily WA-focused social enterprise, or a not for profit organisation looking to build a new social enterprise, then we would love to hear from you.
Please respond here. The form takes 3-5 minutes to complete, and we really appreciate your considered responses for this important project.
Fast facts: Western Australian NFP’s hold over $4B cash on their balance sheets. WA State Govt spends over $13B per annum on procurement. Philanthropy & venture capital is over $1B pa combined and Superannuation funds under management in WA exceed $200B. These circumstances combined create an enormous un-tapped opportunity to bridge the gap between investment and grant-making for sustainable social impact investment and impact in WA
IIWA is Western Australia’s key reference group for market development and stewardship of impact investment in WA. The Alliance objectives are to:
-Improve the accessibility, literacy and definition of impact investment, ensuring an accurate and complete understanding of the discipline,
-Develop innovative, compelling policy recommendations towards a comprehensive central government policy approach to impact investment and social enterprise development in WA.
-Improve standards for impact measurement, simplifying and strengthening the investment comparison process for investors,
–Provide a platform for sharing knowledge and expertise in the field of impact investment in Western Australia,
-Advocate and educate the wider community about the benefits of impact investment for all Western Australians.