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    Marjorie Ringrose of SVP Boston discusses the double bottom line of volunteering in a recent Philanthropy Journal article. Read More »

    Organizations operating with an engaged (or venture) philanthropy model, which focus on donations of time as well as money, have practices in place to address the skilled volunteering gaps in the nonprofit sector. Read More »

    Darcy Madden, SVP Boston's new Executive Director, talks about why she joined SVP (the mission and the growth opportunities), what she loves about it so far (the people), and what she's excited to be doing during her first months (lots of listening and learning). Read More »

    SVP Grantee Bottom Line Massachusetts has much to celebrate, provided more than 2,600 students with one-on-one guidance and support from the beginning of the college application process through college graduation during this past academic year. Read More »

    In an article entitled, "Vital Signs," The Chronicle of Philanthropy explores how organizations, like SVP Boston, are preparing for the population boom of Americans over the age of 65. Read More »

    Don Hawley, Partner and Board member, was featured in this week's Concord Journal. Read More »

    Lynn's Daily Item highlights the good work of Families First and their new partnership with SVP Boston. Read More »

    The Boston Globe North and South announces Families First as Social Venture Partners Boston's most recent Grantee. Read More »

    In early June, nearly one hundred SVP Boston Partners, friends, and Grantees came together at our first Think Tankathon for a night of cooperative brainstorming and problem-solving. Read More »

    Reactions to the recent article about a Shark Tank competition for nonprofits have spanned from eager to appalled. Marjorie Ringrose, SVP Boston Executive Director, shares her thoughts with the Globe. Read More »

    "One of the things I love about SVP is the new friends. At this stage in life, it’s harder to make new friends. SVP is quite special in that way." Read More »

    Featured Events

    Fall Recruitment Open House

    October 1, 2015 6:00 pm

    Please join us on October 1st for wine, cheese, and light fare while you meet some of our Partners and Grantees and learn more about Social Venture Partners! Read More »

    New Partner Dinner

    September 30, 2015 7:00 pm

    Our newest SVP Boston Partners join several Board members for a casual evening of good food and fun. Read More »