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    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 »

    After four months of due diligence and getting to know some of the area’s finest nonprofits, SVP Boston is pleased to announce our newest Grantee: Families First Parenting Programs! Families First promotes the secure and nurturing parent-child relationships that are the foundation of every child’s well-being and future success. 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 »

    In the "With first taste of success, Boston students up for debate" article in this weekend's paper, the Boston Globe tells the story of Boston Debate League and its students. Read More »

    SVP Boston is adding to our leadership team. We are seeking our next Executive Director to work hand-in-hand with our leadership team to double our size and impact. 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

    Documentary Film Screening: “Most Likely to Succeed”

    June 24, 2015 6:00 pm

    Join Social Venture Partners Boston at the screening of 2015's must-see documentary film. After the film, our panel of progressive educational and high-tech leaders will lead a lively discussion. Read More »

    Meet SVP: an Introduction for Prospective Grantees

    June 24, 2015 9:30 am

    Are you interested in applying for an SVP capacity building investment? Come learn about the SVP model, our giving priorities, capacity building resources we provide, and what makes a successful SVP relationship. Read More »