Working side by side, we bring good business practice to good causes. Facilitating impactful relationships, we increase the capacity and sustainability of nonprofits, while extending the impact of our members.
SVP’s programming includes a range of capacity building support for Boulder County’s nonprofit sector. From training and leadership support to deep-dive consulting, our offerings strengthen nonprofits from the inside out, so they can better deliver on their missions.
In addition to the core work we do with Boulder County nonprofits, SVP also turns a lens on our members, enhancing the understanding and sophistication of how these allies engage with and in the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit advocacy, evaluation of efforts, knowledge exchange and targeted cash grants in support of capacity work round out our engagement in the sector.
What's on the Colorado ballot this fall and what might the impact be on Boulder County residents? On Tuesday, October 11th, Community Foundation hosted an educational event intended to help nonprofit attendees and others learn about this year’s state ballot initiatives and their potential impacts. Speakers included U.S. Representative Jared Polis, Hilary Hall of the Boulder County Clerk's Office, and Colorado Nonprofit Association’s Senior Director of Public Policy, Mark Turner. Read on for more on the mechanics of the election in Boulder County and an overview of some of the ballot measures on the docket. Read More »
SVP is happy to welcome Audrey Moller to the team as our new Administrative Assistant. Stop by the office and say hello – we’re thrilled to call her the newest part of the SVP Boulder County team. Read More »
Following months of growing clarity around the financial and business management of the organization, the Board of Directors of SVP Catapult Investee InReach made the unanimous decision to close. “The SVP team leading the investment are aligned behind InReach leadership’s assessment of their situation, and the viable next steps before them,” says SVP Executive Director, Jennie Arbogash. Read More »
I’ve seen the growth and evolution of SVP firsthand across multiple cities, and am very excited about the future of SVP here in Boulder County. I’ve learned that at the heart of SVP are two questions...the answer to the first part of both is that you don’t do this alone; you team up with like-minded peers and you do this together. Read More »
November 2 @ 6:00 pm
SVP Boulder County is partnering with One Thousand Design to tell the stories of people living on the margins through Invisible Boulder, a multi-media project aimed at sparking new conversations in our community. During the event we will break into small groups and have facilitated discussions about the images presented and the individuals and communities that are often forgotten. Read More »
November 9 @ 6:00 pm
When people come together for a shared purpose, magic happens! We see it each time SVP Partners and nonprofit leaders come together to forge a stronger, more sustainable Boulder County social sector. Join us for SVP's 2016 Fall Partner Meeting. Read More »
November 10 @ 8:30 am
BOARDS WITH BRAINS is SVP’s open-to-all nonprofit governance education series. Join us for our 2016 trainings, like this one: Create a powerful fundraising story that will inspire you to ask and move donors to give. Read More »