Social Impact Investment for Sustainability – Funded projects

Last updated: 8 August 2022
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Number of recipients to date: 7
Total funding awarded to date: $849,166
All projects to be completed by: February 2018

Projects funded to support investment-ready social enterprises to create new jobs, respond to climate change and improve resource efficiency.

Fund recipients

CERES Fair Food

To relocate and recycle their existing cool room to an expanded facility at the Fair Food dispatch centre in Preston, which will cater for the increased growth of CERES’ Fair Food product.

Funding: $91,583 grant and $91,583 loan for a 5-year term

Christie Centre Inc

To help with the construction of a resource recovery facility near the weigh-bridge at the Mildura landfill.

Funding: $75,000 grant and $100,000 loan

Green Collect Limited

To help collect and divert over 422 tonnes of office-based waste from landfill over three years.

Funding: $50,000 grant and $75,000 loan

Grow Lightly

To fund a cool room and refrigeration equipment and the relocation to larger premises in a more central location.

Funding: $13,000 grant and $13,000 loan

Nightingale Housing

To commission a software system that encourages property developers to consider ecological design principles and allows successful projects to inform future projects.

Funding: $50,000 grant and $50,000 loan for a 3-year term

P&G Tubes

To upgrade of their existing paper and cardboard manufacturing facility, including the construction of a storage facility and the purchase of operating equipment to expand their current operations.

Funding: $100,000 grant and $100,000 loan for a 5-year term

Western District Employment Agency (WDEA)

To upgrade of their existing e-waste recycling facility, including the construction of a storage facility and the purchase of operating equipment to expand their current operations and improve their compliance with ISO 14000.

Funding: $20,000 grant and $20,000 loan for a one-year term

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