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SVP and the Media

Here are some of the stories that have been published about SVP. If you are thinking of running a story, please check out our media resources below.

Media Contact

Pat Landrum, Executive Director
303.996.7324 | plandrum@denverfoundation.org


You can download our logo here, and find available photos on our Facebook account. If you would like to use any of our photos, please contact Pat Landrum at the address above.

Fast Facts

What We Do: Social Venture Partners builds powerful relationships among people and organizations that make our world a better place. We cultivate effective philanthropists, fund and strengthen nonprofits, and invest in collaborative solutions to social challenges.


Pat Landrum, Executive Director (Bio)

Kara Cassidy, Operations & Communications Coordinator (Bio)

Issues We Focus On: Education, Basic Human Needs, Economic Opportunity, and Community Leadership

History: Founded in 2000, SVP Denver started as a giving circle among friends who wanted to use their skills and resources to make an impact in their local community. Since then, the network has grown tremendously with over 250 Partners getting involved through SVP over the past 13 years.

By the Numbers

250 members in Denver (and over 2,700 worldwide!)

50+ nonprofits funded

$685,000 and tens of thousands of volunteer hours given to nonprofits