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SVP Connecticut Celebrates 5 Years of Engaged Philanthropy

Posted by Camille

While the heavy rains kept some from venturing to Redding, the storm did little to dampen the spirits of those who gathered in the beautiful barn at Maple Hill Farm earlier this month. Thanks to our hosts, Greg and Kathy Young (BeFoundation) and SVP Partner Rich Wenning, more than 65 Partners, friends and guests from […] Read More »

SVP Brainstorms with The Impact Vine

Posted by Camille

On a snowy Tuesday morning, some of SVP Connecticut’s Partners conducted a brainstorming meeting with The Impact Vine, the secure online giving platform available to vetted nonprofits.   The goal of the meeting was to discuss ways to grow the use and impact of the platform. Launched in May 2017, TIV was created to connect donors […] Read More »

November Partner Spotlight

Posted by Camille

 A big round of applause to Lisa Petno who was named “Outstanding Patron of the Arts” in Moffly Media’s Light A Fire Awards for 2016 in recognition of her efforts on behalf of several local arts organizations including Intake and the Norwalk Youth Symphony.  Read more >>> Rich Wenning and Don Kendall recently joined the […] Read More »

2015 Year End Investee Engagement Recap

Posted by Camille

An update from SVP Connecticut’s Engagement Manager, Clare Hare International Institute of Connecticut  2015 marked the third year of engagement with the International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN), SVP Connecticut’s inaugural Investee. SVP’s initial financial support provided to IICONN in 2013 was a five-year $50,000 bridge loan, payable in $10,000 tranches from the SVP Fund at Fairfield County’s […] Read More »

Engaged Philanthropy Catching on Globally

Posted by Camille

Engaged Philanthropy Catching on Globally via Social Venture Partners Read More »

Ordering a Cake and Restricting it Too

Posted by Vu Le

Two weeks ago I was out to lunch with a potential new corporate sponsor, who got very excited about a program we did a while ago, where we provided computer training classes in Vietnamese to parents so that they could learn to check their kids’ grades online through Seattle Public Schools’ Source program. Read More »

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