Requests for proposals

As part of the Social Impact Investment Policy, the NSW Government aims to deliver two new social impact investment transactions to market each year.

Formal requests for social impact investment proposals (RFPs) are made regularly through NSW e-Tendering

More information and resources to help develop proposals are available in Policy and Guidance and Tools and Resources.

Information on current and previous RFPs is below. 

Current tenders

 

Previous tenders

Closed 12 October 2018

This RFP sought proposals for social impact investments in any issue / policy area. 

Submitted proposals are currently being evaluated. 

Archived documents:

Closed 28 September 2018

This RFP sought proposals for social impact investments in the target area of Aboriginal economic development. 

Submitted proposals are currently being evaluated. 

Archived documents:

Closed 27 August 2018

This RFP sought proposals for social impact investments in the target area of homelessness. 

Submitted proposals are currently being evaluated. 

Archived documents:

Closed 18 September 2017

This RFP sought proposals for social impact investments in the target area of youth unemployment. 

The RFP was also open to proposals in other policy areas that met the evaluation criteria.

Archived documents:

Closed 12 December 2016

This RFP sought proposals for social impact investment transaction in the target areas of:

  • increasing permanency for children in out of home care, particularly through open adoption
  • improving outcomes through early childhood education
  • addressing youth unemployment.

Archived documents:

Closed 15 February 2016

This RFP sought proposals for social impact investment transactions in the target areas of:

  • Managing chronic health conditions
  • Managing mental health hospitalisations

We received 21 proposals and two were selected to proceed to joint development

Archive documents:

Closed 26 July 2015

This RFP sought proposals for social impact investment transactions in the target areas of:

  • Supporting vulnerable young people, particularly out-of-home care leavers, to transition to independence
  • Supporting offenders on parole to reduce their levels of reoffending and re-incarceration

We received 16 proposals and two were selected to proceed to joint development

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Closed 24 November 2011

This RFP sought proposals for two social benefit bonds in the target areas of:

  • Out-of-home care
  • Recidivism

We received 11 proposals, most which were submitted by not-for-profits. Three proposals were chosen to enter into joint development and two social benefit bonds were ultimately developed. Learn more >>

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