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2018 Think-Tank-A-Thon Offers Great Exchange of Ideas

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With more than 20 partners and guests in attendance, SVPAZ’s 2018 Think-Tank-A-Thon, held at SVP’s offices on Tuesday, January 9, offered investees and grant recipients the opportunity to take advantage to SVPAZ’s partner network. Investees and grantees shared the following challenges they are looking to address: TigerMountain Foundation – finding a seasoned agri-scape expert who can […] Read More »

Meet Our Newest Members of Staff

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The new year has brought some more new faces to the SVPAZ staff. I am pleased to introduce Stephen Calderón and Lori Hansen. Stephen joins us on a temporarily to assist with SVP operations until we are able to add a permanent member of staff. Stephen comes to SVP with a social service and higher education fundraising […] Read More »

SVP 101 – Reflections on the Grant Making Process

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Partner Tom Callinan recently reflected on his journey through the SVP 101 program and the grant making process. Tom, along with new Partners Laura Armstrong, Linda Baer, and Maura Goldsberry, ended up granting $2,500 to the Nagi Foundation. Founder Shelia Iyengar participated in the 2017 Fast Pitch program as a finalist – and ended up […] Read More »

In 2017, we’re most thankful for…

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When we consider the programs and nonprofits we serve, and the depth in which we serve, we are incredibly thankful. We have 100+ dedicated Partners who share time, talent and dollars to improve our Valley. We’ve donated more than $4.5M and almost 30K hours of volunteer time since organizational inception. And we’ve impacted more than […] Read More »

Why Give on #GivingTuesday

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Social Venture Partners Arizona is participating in its second #GivingTuesday tomorrow. Our Partner roster is full of committed community champions who believe that Social Venture Partners is vital to the success of the Valley. If you believe in our work in strengthening philanthropists and strengthening nonprofits, please join us on #GivingTuesday (tomorrow – November 28) […] Read More »

New Partner: Kaitlyn Fitzgerald

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Meet our newest Manifesto Project Partner, Kaitlyn Fitzgerald. A native Arizonian and graduate of ASU, Kaitlyn does marketing and communications for Zero Mass Water. “I believe in the mission of connecting professionals to social causes in an effort to drive impact and efficiency,” shared Kaitlyn. “At the intersection of the two sectors, we’re able to […] Read More »

Achieving High Impact Philanthropy

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Join #SVPAZ Executive Director Terri Wogan Calderon and Arizona Community Foundation Chief Philanthropy Officer and SVPAZ Partner Jacky Alling for a discussion on achieving high impact philanthropy, organized by ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation. Details: Achieving High Impact Philanthropy_flyer Read More »