It starts with one person. In Melbourne our one became 10 and now 30. 30 Melbourne partners pooling their funds and their skills so that four fledgling, innovative non-profits serving the training and education needs of disadvantaged and marginalised children and young people are put on a sustainable growth path. We are building their capacity to increase their outreach and impact – on the thousands of Victorian children, young people and their families they help and on our local communities.
That’s SVP Melbourne. A global network of local partners aligning passion and purpose. We don’t just write cheques, we share the intellectual powerhouse that is our partner base and open up our networks.
I’m delighted to welcome Daryl to SVP Melbourne. Over the coming events you all have the opportunity to meet him and discuss what we all love about our partnership. Read More »
Melbourne Investee Applications Update 2017
The Investment Committee short listed and met five applicants for our 2017 investee program. With our focus upon Children and Youth Development targeting the underprivileged and disadvantaged, the committee was very impressed with all applicants. 2017 will be a hard year to choose just one investee. Whilst all applicants are keen to seek our funding, our ability to enhance capability and increase social impact are important factors for SVP. There are many ways in which you can become involved in the process of selecting of a new investee and helping. I encourage you to talk to Wayne if you are interested.
Without any names for now, let me briefly introduce a few organisations interviewed and what SVP partners could do to help their social impact grow:
All really exciting opportunities for partners wanting to use their skills to make a real difference. With enough partner support maybe we can help them all while only providing financial assistance to the one investee.