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It starts with one person. One person joins many people. Together they will help build communities able to solve our most entrenched problems.

That’s SVP. A global network of local partners aligning passion and purpose.

Helping individuals realize greater impact with their giving, strengthening nonprofits, and investing in collaborative solutions – we make connections that make a difference. Connections that unleash potential.

We create a community of philanthropists to fund and mentor emerging nonprofits to help them get to the next level. Launched in 2000, Social Venture Partners Calgary has raised $2 million for direct investment with our investees and provided thousands of hours of volunteer time and expertise to those nonprofit organizations.


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    2017 SVP Leadership Retreat

    April 19

    SVP’s Leadership Retreat is a time for affiliate leadership – board, staff and key partners – from around the world to come together to learn, share and get inspired.

    Chock-full of useful resources and opportunities to connect, this year’s line-up features: the unveiling of SVP’s new philanthropy development curriculum, peer-learning among SVP staff and leadership, plus in-depth working sessions on equity and impact investing.

    The retreat takes place in Scottsdale, Arizona on April 19-21, 2017.

    Click here for more info.