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.
When most individuals think of philanthropy, thoughts stray to large companies with deep pockets and wealthy CEOs seeking to establish their legacy. However, for the average professional, broad philanthropic gestures are typically far out of reach. Social Venture Partners (SVP) offers up a different solution and a highly unique business model within the non-profit sector. In SVP Waterloo Region’s world, there are partners rather than donors, and cheques (or in the SVP vernacular – investments) are married with expertise from advisors who take a long-term, hands on role helping non-profit beneficiaries build the organizational capacity to succeed and make a true difference in the communities they serve. Read More »
Social Venture Partners (SVP) – the philanthropic venture fund that supports nonprofit organizations in Cuyahoga County, Ohio – has awarded its eleventh multi-year grant to EDWINS Restaurant and Leadership Institute. Having selected EDWINS from a pool of 22 local nonprofit applicants, SVP will offer an initial $15,000 grant which is further leveraged by SVP’s commitment to provide volunteer consulting expertise, an essential component of its approach to strengthening Cleveland nonprofits. Read More »
April 8, 2014 5:45 pm
Hosted by Social Venture Partners, bigBANG! will convene people from the business, nonprofit, government, academic and philanthropic worlds who want to support a vibrant ecosystem of social entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio and catalyze positive change. Hosted by Social Venture Partners, bigBANG! will convene people from the business, nonprofit, government, academic and philanthropic worlds who want to support a vibrant ecosystem of social entrepreneurship in Northeast Ohio and catalyze positive change. Prepare to be informed, inspired to innovate, and to connect across sectors to achieve greater social impact. Read More »