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Social Venture Partners Minnesota is a powerful model for giving. We fuel nonprofit success by connecting smart people who volunteer their brain power, money, and time with the Twin Cities’ most promising nonprofits.
We carefully select small and mid-sized nonprofits having extraordinary impact and with the potential to have much more. As we infuse them with greatly needed resources, they grow to serve more low-income, underserved teens with programs that truly work.
Building powerful relationships and thriving communities through the amplifying impact of engaged philanthropy.
We elevate the lives of underserved teens by turbo-charging transformational social enterprises and philanthropic leaders.
See our 2015 Impact Report.
As part of its ongoing mission to assist and improve the community where it does business, Lube-Tech will be providing program support and up to $75,000 in grant money to Spark-Y, a 501c3 nonprofit that provides sustainable education for youth through Twin Cities schools and partner organizations. Read More »
April 6, 5:00 pm
Be a part of the excitement as The Brand Lab and DinoMights share their vision and passion for serving under-resourced teens. Hear pitches from these finalists who made it through the SVP's due diligence process. Read More »
June 5, 5:00 pm
Ms. Brower directs the Minnesota State Demographic Center and travels the state talking with Minnesotans about the new social and economic realities brought about by recent demographic shifts. Read More »