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Powerful Relationships.
Thriving Communities.
Engaged Philanthropy.

Social Venture Partners is an accelerator that works alongside innovative nonprofits that support underserved teens in the 7-county metro area. We provide grants and pro bono consulting, and double the size of those we work with after three years of engagement.

Our Mission
We build powerful relationships and thriving communities through the amplifying impact of engaged philanthropy.

Our Vision
We elevate the lives of underserved teens by turbo-charging transformational social enterprises and philanthropic leaders.

See our 2017 Impact Report.

Current News

SVP Minnesota is hiring! We are seeking a part-time Data and Project Coordinator to support the organization in the delivery of: (1) CRM database management via SalesForce including gift processing, and (2) program and event coordination. Read More »

Social Venture Partners (SVP) Minnesota has selected Cookie Cart as its newest grantee. Twin Cities-based nonprofit Cookie Cart will receive hundreds of hours of pro bono business consulting and up to $75,000 in grants over three years from SVP Minnesota. The pro bono hours will focus on projects to build Cookie Cart’s capacity and sustainability as they expand to their new St. Paul location. Read More »

Featured Events

Quarterly Summit: Pitch Night

May 31, 5:00 pm

Join the excitement as grant applicant finalists - who made it through SVP's rigorous due diligence process - compete to be our next investee! Each of these nonprofits will deliver a powerful five-minute pitch sharing their organization's story and impact. Who will stir your soul? Read More »