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    At bigBANG! 2016 -- the only Fast Pitch event exclusively for nonprofits in Cleveland -- Social Venture Partners Cleveland awarded Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank $3,000 for winning the 1st place audience vote, and the Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO) $2,000 for winning the 2nd place audience vote. Read More »

    CLEVELAND – Social Venture Partners Cleveland (SVPC), the philanthropic venture fund that supports nonprofit organizations in Northeast Ohio, has awarded its fourteenth multi-year grant to its newest Investee – University Settlement. Having selected University Settlement from a pool of 26 local nonprofit applicants, SVP will offer an initial $15,000 unrestricted grant that is further leveraged by SVP’s commitment to provide volunteer consulting expertise, an essential component of its approach to strengthening regional nonprofits. Read More »

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    Cocktails & Collaboration: Problem-Solve SVP-Style

    December 6 @ 6:00 pm

    Join us to learn about the largest network of engaged donors in the world and how we build powerful relationships among donors (our Partners) and nonprofits (our Investees) that make a difference in our community. Chat with our Partners about social innovation and philanthropy in Cleveland. Join our Partners in a hands-on brainstorming session to address a challenge facing two of our nonprofit Investees. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be offered. Space is limited, so register soon! Read More »