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Our Investee, CYC, needs YOU on their Board

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Have you considered joining a non profit board? Are you passionate about the City of Calgary? Want to be a part of an awesome organization that serving Calgary’s youth?   We are working with our Investee, Cornerstone Youth Centre to grow their board. At the heart of this organization is a passionate Executive Director, Jeff […] Read More »

2018 Highlights: SVP Calgary’s impact report

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2017/2018 was a busy time for SVP Calgary. Some of our highlights include: Welcoming a new Investee, Cornerstone Youth Centre, in June; developing a Community Impact Task Force to strategically examine our efforts and areas of focus; Welcoming 10 new Partners; and, Holding the biggest Fast Pitch ever in November. You can learn more about […] Read More »

Fast Pitch Coaches’ Choice award gives extra boost

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Jean Claude Munyezamu, 2018 Fast Pitch participant and Executive Director of Soccer Without Boundaries, had been wondering how his organization was going to cover the cost of liability insurance this year and was past due in remitting payment. Then, at the 2018 Fast Pitch Finals, Jean Claude was selected by Fast Pitch coaches as the […] Read More »

Watch the Fast Pitch 2018 pitch videos

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The Fast Pitch 2018 finalist and semi-finalist pitch videos are now available to view here. Below is our Fast Pitch 2018 Signature video, highlighting the significance of the Fast Pitch program. Stay tuned for details on Fast Pitch 2019. If you’re interested in becoming a participant or coach, please contact Renu Chandarana at rchandarana@svpcalgary.org   Read More »

And the 2018 Fast Pitch winner is…

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November 2, 2018 – Victoria Plouffe of Beads of Courage delivered a compelling three-minute pitch to win over both the audience and judges at the sixth annual Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch final, held at Telus Spark on Thursday evening. “Victoria’s story of how healing children starts with a simple bead got right to the […] Read More »

And the Fast Pitch finalists are…

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October 29, 2018 – Social Venture Partners Calgary (“SVPC”) is pleased to announce Beads Of Courage; Brown Bagging For Calgary’s Kids; Canadian Liver Foundation; Elizabeth Fry Society; Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association; Inside Out Theatre; Junior League of Calgary; and Silvera For Seniors, have advanced to the 2018 Fast Pitch Finals. The finals will take place […] Read More »

Leveraging Data for Insight, Innovation & Impact in the Nonprofit Sector

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Social Venture Partners: Unleashing Potential

We are in a day and age where data is plentiful, but analyzing data and making it work for an organization is often overwhelming and therefore not done. Geoff Zakaib, SVP Calgary partner and community leader with Data for Good, recently gave a presentation on the critical impact data can have in the non-profit sector. If […] Read More »