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    Darcy Madden, Executive Director of SVP Boston, was recently interviewed by the Boston Business Journal for their “Emerging Leaders” feature. Read More »

    NECN's Peter Howe interviews Mike Wasserman (Executive Director of Bottom Line MA), Jeff Kushner (SVP Partner) and Marjorie Ringrose (SVP's Director of Social Impact) about the Social Venture Partners model. 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: My Life My Choice! Read More »

    Our money and time are precious, especially during the holidays. Here are some tips to take the guess work and frenzy out of charitable giving and make your giving matter. Read More »

    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 »

    Featured Events

    SVP Boston Investment Celebration

    February 3, 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 »

    Meet SVP: an Introduction for Prospective Grantees

    February 22, 2016 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 »