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    The Wall Street Journal this week featured an article about SVP Boston Investee 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 »

    Congratulations to Beth Anderson, CEO and Founder of SVP Boston Investee Phoenix Charter Academy Network, in being named co-chair of Governor-elect Baker’s Education Advisory Committee. Read More »

    After just one year into retirement from Nypro, a company where Ted Lapres worked for 25 years and which he helmed the last seven, Ted has figured out a way to stay very busy with SVP Boston (lucky us!) and our grantee Bottom Line (lucky them!). Read More »

    "SVP provides value-add consulting and technical expertise, giving us access to great minds with amazing backgrounds and bench strength at a critical moment of growth. You don’t get access to that kind of talent without a partner like SVP," says Sherry Riva, Executive Director of Compass Working Capital -- former SVP Boston grantee. Read More »

    Featured Events

    SVP Boston’s Think Tankathon + Investment Celebration

    June 9, 2015 6:00 pm

    Great minds and action collide as we tackle real-world problems at this year’s not-to-be-missed event! Read More »

    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. Dr. Tommy Chang, Boston's incoming Superintendent of Public Schools, will anchor our post-film 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 »