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Our Grantees: a carefully selected portfolio of small and mid-sized nonprofits having extraordinary impact and with the potential to have much more.

Our Partners: a network of smart, engaged philanthropists who want to give money and much more: their mind power and their time.

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    Social Venture Partners Boston (SVP) is pleased to announce it will bring its capacity building expertise to a cohort of van Beuren Charitable Foundation’s (vBCF) nonprofit grantees based in Newport County, Rhode Island in 2018. Read More »

    On December 13, more than 75 SVP Boston Partners, Grantees, staff, and supporters gathered to celebrate SVP Boston’s 15th anniversary. Read More »

    After completing a rigorous due diligence process, Social Venture Partners Boston has selected Boston CASA as its newest Grantee. Read More »

    Darcy Brownell, Executive Director of SVP Boston, was recently interviewed by BostonVoyager. Read More »

    Social Venture Partners (SVP) Boston has selected three finalists – Boston CASA, Career Collaborative, and Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange – to compete for multi-year funding and skilled volunteer support during its second and final investment cycle of 2017. Read More »

    Social Venture Partners Boston and Cabot Corporation are pleased to announce a new collaboration through Social Venture Partners Boston’s Corporate Partnership program. Cabot joins other local companies such as Charles River Associates, Eaton Vance, Wells Fargo, and Fidelity Charitable in support of Social Venture Partners Boston’s work. Read More »

    After a rigorous vetting process, Social Venture Partners Boston has selected Enroot as its newest Grantee. Read More »

    Darcy Brownell, Executive Director of SVP Boston, was recently interviewed by the Boston Foundation for their "City of Ideas" blog. Read More »

    Social Venture Partners Boston has selected three finalists – America SCORES Boston, Enroot, and WriteBoston – to compete for three years of funding and skilled volunteer support. The finalists were evaluated for their leadership, sustainability, societal impact and innovation, and stood out from the original pool of close to 20 organizations. Read More »

    Social Venture Partners Boston and Wells Fargo in New England are pleased to announce a new collaboration through Social Venture Partners Boston’s Corporate Partnership program. Wells Fargo joins other local companies such as Charles River Associates, Eaton Vance, and Fidelity Charitable in support of Social Venture Partners Boston’s work. Read More »

    2017 marks SVP Boston’s 15th anniversary. We’ll be celebrating this exciting milestone in different ways throughout the year, including kicking off a series of SVP Partner and Grantee profiles to highlight members of the SVP Boston community. Read More »

    After a rigorous vetting process, Social Venture Partners Boston has selected Trinity Boston Foundation as its newest grantee. Read More »

    We are pleased to present SVP Boston’s inaugural Impact Report, highlighting our work throughout 2015 and 2016. Read More »

    Darcy Madden, SVP Boston's Executive Director, recently penned a piece on SVP's model of engaged philanthropy that was featured in the Philanthropy Journal. Read More »

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