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Reinvent the wheel no more: introducing SVP Knowledge Manager Sarabeth Zemel

Posted by Cecilia Garza

From the beginning, Sarabeth found a home in helping others help their communities. She has worked in the public health and nonprofit sectors for many years and was most recently involved in creating on an online tool that allowed Medicaid agencies, health insurance exchanges and public health departments connect and share resources. Learn how her journey began after a brief but alarming brush with ill health.

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SVP’s new graphic designer, Michael Castle connects a visual mind to an entrepreneurial spirit

Posted by Cecilia Garza

Michael Castle's need to bridge his creative mind with his inner problem solver pulled him onto several different career paths, from a three-year stint in Japan as an apprentice to a renowned sculptor to founding his own B2B business in Chinese Medicine. Fortunately for us, it’s these traits that brought Michael to SVP’s doorstep.

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Telling stories that matter: SVP welcomes staff writer, Cecilia Garza

Posted by Willow Russell

Newspapers are a permanent fixture on the Garza kitchen table – whether piled high in one corner or sprawled across the top as Cecilia's mom and dad trade sections back and forth. “My parents are religious news junkies,” explains Cecilia with a smile. “Usually clearing the table for food meant clearing it of newspapers … and seeing stories cover a kitchen table – it made an impression on me.”

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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 Executive 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

Posted by network-office
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 »