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    After much deliberation and research during a four-month long process, the 2015 Investment Committee announced that Horizons National has been chosen as the newest addition to SVP Connecticut's portfolio of Investees. Read More »

    Social Venture Partners Connecticut announced the release of its 2014 grant awards totaling $150,000 in financial support to three Connecticut organizations; Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP), the International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN), and Earthplace, The Discovery Center. Read More »

    The 2014 SVP Network Impact Report provides a snapshot of the impact the SVP Network has on communities and Partners around the world. Read More »

    WNPR profiled SVP-CT and our inaugural grantee, the International Institute of Connecticut, in a featured titled "Finding a New Business Paradigm for Connecticut's Non-Profits". Read More »

    Featured Events

    “Get Smart” on Workforce Development – Our Piece of the Pie

    June 17, 2015 9:00 am

    Partners interested in learning more about a workforce development initiative currently operating in the Hartford area that Fairfield County's Community Foundation is seeking to expand to our region, are invited to attend a meeting with the senior management team from Our Piece of the Pie. Read More »

    Audacious Philanthropy – 2015 SVP Network Conference

    October 22, 2015 8:00 am

    The annual conference of SVP Staff and Partners is an opportunity for the global SVP Network to collaborate on a big scale. Hundreds of business, nonprofit and foundation leaders, board chairs, social entrepreneurs, and venture philanthropists come together every fall. It is a place where energy, ideas, optimism and action converge. This year we are Seattle-bound! Read More »

    Webinar: How to Think Like a Philanthropist

    February 24, 2015 6:00 pm

    Join your fellow Partners for a viewing party at the Hub and an insightful webinar, presented by The Philanthropy Workshop designed specifically for SVP-CT's Partners. Understand the stages and considerations involved in a strategic approach to philanthropy and how to follow a “roadmap” to give better. Read More »