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New Year Welcome from SVPAZ Leadership

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Happy 2017, SVPAZ Partners and Friends! While many things are uncertain in the coming year, there are many certainties in the work of our Partnership with Social Venture Partners Arizona. Our mission to build stronger philanthropists as we strengthen Valley nonprofits deeply impacts our community. While we may be volunteers, we are vitally important to […] Read More »

Welcome New Partners

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In our 16 years, Social Venture Partners Arizona has become the exemplar of engaged philanthropy in the Valley and has built a reputation of attracting community leaders who want to “do good, better.” Our brand, coupled with meaningful and effective philanthropic education, helps us bring new members into our Partnership. With dedicated champions like Julie […] Read More »

Seeking Interns!

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This could be you!

Are you studying: Communications Graphic Design Photography Social media Finance Nonprofit management Business Social Venture Partners (SVPAZ) has a place for you! Get exposure to innovative leaders, nonprofits, venture capitalists, philanthropists. We’re hosting tons of events this spring that are door openers and great for resume building.  Our interns are given the opportunity to lead […] Read More »

SVPAZ Board Chair Reflections

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As outgoing board chair of SVP Arizona, I am inspired. I am inspired by the hard work and dedication of the board to continually grow, refine and innovate, which in turn has created a significant evolution for our organization. We spent the last two years getting feedback from Partners, Investees, other foundations and community members to position […] Read More »

Fast Pitch 2017 | Meet the Mentors

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Mentoring is the cornerstone of the Social Venture Partners’ Fast Pitch Program. We’ve been in the community selecting the best-of-the-best to partner with our 26 Fast Pitch semi-finalists for the 2017 Fast Pitch Program. Our mentors come from all industries and walks of life, but there are several commonalities among them: they are leaders with […] Read More »

SVPAZ Newbie | Shannon Gaines

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Hi SVP Partners! My Name is Shannon Gaines and I joined SVPAZ about a couple months ago because I wanted to get more involved in the community and meet new people. I also strongly believe that giving back makes such a meaningful and important impact in the lives of others.  As a Partner, I truly […] Read More »

SVPAZ Staff Anniversary Spotlight | Sentari Minor

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Sentari Minor is our face of SVPAZ. This is his third year as the Director of Partner Engagement and Education; prior to becoming a staff member, he was a Partner for three years. “Sentari is a master at networking, capacity building and getting engaged in the community,” shared Terri Wogan-Calderón, SVPAZ Executive Director.  “This is […] Read More »