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Below you can support Social Venture Partners  Connecticut or renew your annual membership contribution. To make it easy, we offer a variety of payment options.

Partners give to SVP at levels that are personally significant — in line with their passion for SVP’s mission and their means.  Traditionally, annual contributions begin at $5,000, but contribution levels can be flexible.

All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Partner contributions can be made by credit card, donor advised fund, check, stock transfer, or corporate matching charitable gift program. In all cases, please ensure that you denote that the contribution is to be directed to the Social Venture Partners Connecticut fund.

Several Ways to Support SVP Financially

SVP Connecticut has established two funds to which contributions can be directed.

A.   SVP is a program and field of interest fund of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF), so your annual Partner contribution is payable to Fairfield County’s Community Foundation.

If sending a check, you must denote SVP Fund in the memo section of the check and mail to:

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Attention: SVP Fund

40 Richards Avenue, 4th Floor

Norwalk, CT 06854

B.  In June of 2019, SVP Connecticut created a donor advised fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to help support its mission and services in Greater New Haven. Partners in the Greater New Haven region should direct their contributions to this fund, payable to The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

If sending a check, you must denote SVP Connecticut, New Haven Fund in the memo section of the check and mail to:

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Attention: SVP Connecticut, New Haven Fund

70 Audubon Street

New Haven, CT 06510

If you have any questions, please contact SVP-Connecticut’s Director of Operations, Camille Guthrie 

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