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SVP Conference | Is It For You?

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You might be a SVPAZ founder or newbie, regardless of your tenure with us, there are a few commonalities among you – you love to learn, you’re passionate about social change, and you’re looking to make a difference in our community.  So why not join other like-minded changemakers at the SVP Global Conference in Los […] Read More »

SVPAZ and the HPE Living Progress Challenge

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Social Venture Partners has cemented itself as the premier organization when it comes to communication training and coaching for social entrepreneurs. Recently, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partnered with the Social Venture Partners network to mentor, coach, and advise ventures participating in the Living Progress Challenge, a competition to mobilize digital solutions to improve the lives […] Read More »

SVPAZ Staff Q&A | Cindy Vandervort

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Cindy Vandervort &

  SVPAZ’s Cindy Vandervort is celebrating six years of service as the Operations and Finance Manager. “Cindy’s high energy and passion for the work of SVP has strengthened our organization during the last six years,” Terri Wogan-Calderon reflected. “She makes sure our events run smoothly and has played an integral role in our entire Fast […] Read More »

SVPAZ | Part of the Pokémon Go Hype

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Thanks to our friends at Local First Arizona, Social Venture Partners Arizona has been notified that we are near a Pokémon Go – PokéStop. As we’re sure you’re aware, Pokémon Go is the mobile phone game that encourages users to travel in the real world. The game has exploded in popularity. So, what exactly is […] Read More »

Fast Pitch 2016: The Results

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Fast Pitch 2016 Recap In early March, Social Venture Partners Arizona hosted its annual Fast Pitch program, attracting a record number 600 attendees. Held at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, eight Phoenix-area nonprofits and one student group from Arizona State University competed for $60,000 in cash awards and grants. After hearing the pitches, […] Read More »

Happy Independence Day Weekend!

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  In the spirit of July 4th and SVPAZ’s mission, consider these ways to give back this holiday weekend: 1. Support our troops and veterans. Put together a care package for Packages from Home to send overseas. Learn more about and get involved with Valley Military and Veteran support organizations, including: Arizona Coalition for Military […] Read More »

SVPAZ Executive Director Visits Washington, D.C.

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Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

SVPAZ’s Executive Director, Terri Wogan, recently visited Washington, D.C. Here’s what she has to share: As we approach our country’s Independence Day celebration, I thought I would share a few photos from my visit to Washington, D.C. last week, where I had the privilege to attend the 40th Anniversary of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship […] Read More »