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Partner, Don Cleven shares his journey to SVP!

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“Three years ago, I came across a video of GenOne at the Seed20 competition. GenOne’s mission is to partner with talented, first-generation students from disadvantage backgrounds, helping them successfully navigate to and through college. This spoke to me, but the experience also provided an introduction to Social Venture Partners, a great venture philanthropy organization that […] Read More »

SEED20 in Action-Grand Prize Winner Foster Village has a new home!

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On Monday, July 29th, SEED20 Alumni Foster Village marked its first birthday with a celebration at NoDa Brewing.  Over 500 guests were on hand to hear the big reveal-a new home for the organization!  Using their 2019 SEED20 grand prize winnings and support from donors, Foster Village will establish a permanent location in the Oakhurst […] Read More »

Digi-Bridge announces new CEO-Alyssa Sharpe

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Alyssa Sharpe will become the new CEO of SVP Investee Digi-Bridge effective August 1, 2019.  Alyssa brings ten years of experience in STEM education and nonprofit leadership, including time as a teacher in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and as national director of Project Scientist.  Please read more about Alyssa here. We wish the best of luck to […] Read More »

Investee Impact-Profound Gentlemen

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Across the country, Profound Gentlemen impacts over 360 teachers and school leaders, with over 70 Gentlemen in Charlotte.  As a result of the support provided to each educator, 80% believed that PG helped them navigate the education profession, 41% received a leadership award in their schools, and 98% returned to their schools better prepared to […] Read More »

SVPI hosting Montgomery Learning Tour

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SVP International and SVP Los Angeles are teaming up to host a trip to Montgomery, AL to visit the National Memorial for Peace & Justice and the Legacy Museum.  This trip is open to anyone who wants to understand U.S. history and present-day inequities.  Taking place from July 17-19, attendees will visit the museum and […] Read More »

Big changes to Wake Forest University Charlotte Center Nonprofit Essentials program!

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Wake Forest University is pleased to announce a refreshed Nonprofit Essentials certificate course offered at the Charlotte Center campus location.  Kathy Izard and Holly Welch Stubbing will guide the refreshed nonprofit course, comprised of nine skill-developing sessions for nonprofit professionals and offered onsite in our uptown Charlotte campus from September through April. Kathy’s and Holly’s leadership will guide the […] Read More »

Profound Gentlemen is looking for new Board members!

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Our Investee, Profound Gentlemen, is looking to add to its current Board of Directors.  Please see a description of there needs here: Profound Gentlemen Board Read More »