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Our Report Card Is In

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Every other year, SVP Investees are invited to evaluate SVP through a confidential survey. In our 2016, 73 organizations completed the survey with 96% describing their experience with SVP as excellent or good. “The best thing that has happened to me and the organization,” writes one survey participant.

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SVP Multiplier Effect

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Every other year, SVP Investees are invited to evaluate SVP through a confidential survey. The results highlight the powerful SVP multiplier effect -- turning $1.9 million in grants into $5.1 million of support.

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SVP Resource Center Launched!

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With 40+ SVP affiliate organizations around the world there are a ton of opportunities for cross-network exchange – which is exactly why SVPI launched our brand new resource center! With adaptable brochure templates, sample financial dashboards, tried and true HR practices – and so much more – there is no reason to reinvent the wheel.

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SVPI Team Welcomes Cathy Lehman

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SVP International is delighted to welcome our new director of programs and operations, Cathy Lehman! Cathy comes to SVPI with rich experience in training, operations, leading teams and working with a broad set of constituents. Find out more about Cathy's career, her theme song and the kitchen appliance she can't live without below.

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Beyond Growth – Membership Campaign Transforms SVP Culture

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SVP Boulder County’s partnership grew by nearly 20 percent last year – six times their average annual growth – thanks to a campaign expertly managed by membership director, Shannon Sackmann. But the growth was just one benefit. The real triumph was how Boulder County partners transformed their relationship to recruiting and to each other.

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The Anti-Retirement

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“I didn’t have a philanthropic bone in my body,” says SVP Portland Partner Larry Fox. “And when I retired, my goal was to squeeze every ounce of self-indulgence that I could endure. Then, one night when I was going to bed, I pulled back the sheets and I thought – I was just here. And I have nothing to show for it.”

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Keeping Your Webpages Fresh by Nerding Out On Shortcode

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Web content can be a bit like a buttery croissant. It goes stale fast. And unfortunately, updating your website is not nearly as tempting as a tasty pastry. So here’s a handy tool to make it easier: shortcode.

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