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    Marjorie Ringrose, SVP Boston's Director of Social Impact, chatted with WBZ Radio's Jordan Rich recently about how to make the most impact with your donations this giving season Read More »

    Wellesley Townsman features Laurel Ferretti, SVP Boston Partner and Board member, in a recent article. Laurel applies her hands-on experience as a former director in the Global Business Development Group at Babson Capital Management as well as her MBA education from Babson College to Boston's most promising nonprofits. Read More »

    “After spending 20 years working within the financial services industry, Jeff Kushner...now spends his time sharing his expertise with high impact nonprofits to help them grow.” Read More »

    After a rigorous vetting process, Social Venture Partners Boston has selected four semi-finalists - My Life My Choice, Room to Grow, uAspire, and 826 Boston - to compete for a lucrative three-year package of financial and volunteer support. Read More »

    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 »

    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 »

    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 »

    Featured Events

    SVP Boston Investment Celebration

    January 27, 2016 6:00 pm

    In this one event, we will both celebrate the selection of our newest Investee and connect with members of our existing portfolio. A powerful duo. Read More »

    SVP Boston 2015 Holiday Social

    December 3, 2015 6:00 pm

    SVP Partners and their guests will gather for an evening of laughter and holiday cheer! Read More »