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  • Current News

    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 Investee. 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 »

    SVP Boston Grantee AFC Mentoring announces its new name. Introducing Silver Lining Mentoring. Same Mission. Same Values. New Name. Read More »

    The Wall Street Journal this week featured an article about SVP Boston Grantee Bottom Line, showing that intensive counseling services for poor kids helps them get into and graduate college. Read on... 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

    Partner Summer Social

    August 19, 2015 6:30 pm

    SVP Partners and their guests are invited to join us for a summer gathering. Read More »

    Letters of Interest Due

    September 8, 2015 5:00 pm

    Deadline for applying for an SVP capacity building grant is September 8th. Interested? Read More »

    An Evening with Paul Shoemaker

    September 21, 2015 6:00 pm

    Paul Shoemaker, SVP Seattle’s Executive Connector and founding President of Social Venture Partners International, will share his insights on trends in philanthropy, updates on initiatives underway at SVPI, and his thoughts on how the potential to do good in the world has never been greater. Read More »