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    Social Venture Partners Connecticut is accepting Letters of Interest for funding and capacity building from registered 501(c)(3) nonprofits in Fairifield County and the vicinity for its 2015 grant cycle. 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

    2015 SVP Network Spring Gathering

    April 20, 2015

    Join SVP network staff, Partners, and key stakeholders to explore strengthening SVP's core and leadership. Read More »

    Brainstorming Visit – Discovery Museum

    March 6, 2015 9:00 am

    All Partners are invited to participate in a brainstorming meeting with Executive Director Steve Baumann, museum staff and board members (including SVP-CT Partner Don Burton) to brainstorm ways to increase the museum's current earned revenue and explore additional revenue generating opportunities. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the challenges facing nonprofits in our region. 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 »