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RFP: Mapping a Comprehensive, Modular Philanthropy Development Program

Posted by Rona Pryor

The SVP Network Office has put out a Request for Proposals for the initial phase of a philanthropy development initiative that the SVP Network Office is undertaking on behalf of our 39 affiliates. Over the next 3+ years, the SVP Network Office will be leading an effort to develop a comprehensive suite of flexible learning […] Read More »

The SVP Network Office is hiring!

Posted by emily
SVP's Network Office is hiring a Chief Development Officer!

Chief Development Officer Position Summary This is a new role, responsible for envisioning and leading the SVP Network Office’s fund development effort. Program elements include fund-raising strategy development and overall management; direct engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects and donors; annual giving, major gifts, special campaigns, and sponsorships from individuals, foundations, and corporations; prospect […] Read More »

SVP India Trip Report by Martin Goodman

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SVP India Tour Team

Explore SVP India. Martin Goodman, SVP Partner in San Diego and Board Member, Social Venture Partners International (SVPI) toured SVP India with Kevin Shaw, SVPI Board Chair and SVP Partner Cleveland; Joyce Shaw, SVP Lead Partner Cleveland; Peter Kelly, dual Partner with SVP Beijing and Seattle; and Nancy Heinen, Board Chair SV2 in mid-February of 2015. Read More »

SVP India: Colors,Contrast and Aspiration

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Jagruti Seva Sanstha SVP Pune Investee

A thin, 14-year-old girl stands. Through tears she tells her story: "I was married at 11, had my first daughter at 12, and I am grateful for this training because I hope my child will have a better future than I did." Read Kevin and Joyce Shaw's reflections on their SVP India tour. Read More »

Reconstructing Philanthropy from the Outside In

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Paul Shoemaker on a funder-to-funder take on how to create breakthrough social change. Read More »

Why we need to keep donors at the heart of the giving journey

Posted by network-office

Fiona Halton, Executive Director of the newly launched Social Venture Partners London writes that Social Venture Partners is a “facilitator and guide” for Partners’ lifelong giving and learning. Fiona is excited for London to experience the SVP model for the first time. Read More »

Read – and Share – the 2014 SVP Impact Report

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2014 Impact Report Cover

Read stories from across the SVP Network that showcase our work together. Share it with others who join us in this ambitious effort called Social Venture Partners. Read More »