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The Boston Foundation’s Interview with Darcy Brownell, SVP Boston Executive Director

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Darcy Brownell, Executive Director of SVP Boston, was recently interviewed by the Boston Foundation for their “City of Ideas” blog.

Interview Excerpt

There is an assumption out there that donors aren’t as interested in supporting infrastructure, the nuts and bolts of organizations, versus programs. Are your funder and donor partners interested in this?

This work is so fundamental to the SVP model. One of our partners often says that he really values that SVP asked for him to give something more than just his money. SVP does have a dual mission to not only build the capacity of nonprofits but to also build and inspire a community of philanthropists. Many join to become strategic philanthropists themselves. They’re asking questions beyond what an organization’s overhead is etc.

Read the full interview here >>