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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.

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    Stephanie Wilson learned about Social Venture Partners through Community Foundation Boulder County. After a few years of engagement, she decided to include SVP in her estate plan. She notes, "This sort of planned giving is incredibly easy, it allows your dollars to go further by providing tax benefits, and it allows you to support SVP.” Read More »

    Social Venture Partners Boulder County is currently accepting applications for Adjunct Partnerships (formerly called “SVP Fellows”). Those with experience in information technology, process mapping, marketing, fundraising, program evaluation, nonprofit management, or nonprofit consulting, in particular, are encouraged to apply. SVP is accepting applications until August 4th for 1-2 open positions. Read More »

    For five months each year, members of SVP’s Investee Selection Committee (ISC) vet applicant nonprofits to craft well-considered recommendations for new Catapult engagements. Following a presentation of finalist nonprofits at the annual SVP Spring Partner Meeting, Partners discussed and approved (by a large majority) the ISC's new investment recommendation for 2017, KGNU Community Radio. As a Catapult Investee, KGNU will receive extensive consulting support and a cash grant of $12,500. Read More »

    Featured Events

    BWB Fiscal Health 101: “Sharing Financial Information that Matters to Your Board”

    August 11 @ 8:30 am

    Sharing the right financial information with your board is essential for good decision-making. This session will help both staff and board leadership understand how to share financial information that really matters. Read More »

    BWB Fundraising 201: “Face2Face: How to Ask for the Big Gift”

    September 15 @ 8:30 am

    Fundraising isn't actually about money. It's about people who share values combining their resources to improve their communities. In this session, nonprofit board members and staff will learn the best techniques for inviting donors to support their organizations, while fulfilling their own vision for a better world! Read More »