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Fund 1

We provide loans and equity investment to enterprises that are improving the lives of vulnerable children and families. We focus on enterprises that:

  • have a positive impact at the core of their business
  • are already generating revenue
  • have passionate and talented founders and teams
  • have a strong and scalable business model

The Fund will provide flexible finance from $250,000 – $750,000.

Fund I will provide funding to both not-for-profit and for-profit organisations, and enterprises can be in Australia or overseas.

Key Information

  • Trustee and fund manager: Save the Children Impact Fund Limited 
  • Amount-Total fund size(AU$): 7.5 million
  • Duration:10 years, closed fund.
  • First investment: January 2021
  • Financial return: Targeting 7% IRR
  • Aimed at: Wholesale investors

Our ventures

Our objective is to generate income and capital returns as well as social impact from investing in enterprises that are working to improve the lives of vulnerable children and their families

Laura Scott, Founding Head of Impact Investment


ASIC has approved Save the Children Impact Fund as a ‘wholesale charitable investment fundraiser’ under ASIC Corporations (Charitable Investment Fundraising) Instrument 2016/813 and ASIC Regulatory Guide 87.

The Identification Statement for Fund I is available below. The information contained in this document does not constitute financial product advice and does not take into account any prospective investor’s objectives, financial situation, or needs.

Please seek your own independent financial and/or taxation advice.



Lance Chicote / Save the Children
Robert McKechnie / Save the Children Australia