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What is it that you “can’t not do?”

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Some refer to it as a calling, others a responsibility. Either way, what is the one thing in your life that you can't not do? SVP Executive Connector, Paul Shoemaker, comments on what he has learned from other Microsoft alumni as they discover their true passion and purpose within our world today. Read More »

Engaged Philanthropy Catching on Globally

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The past twelve months have seen significant expansion of the Social Venture Partners network into several new countries, including Australia, China, India and Ireland, providing these nations with a new tool for tackling pressing social problems. Read about the local adaptation of the SVP model in these countries. Read More »

Paul Shoemaker Recognized as Superhero for WA Families

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Paul Shoemaker, Executive Connector, SVP Seattle and Founding President, SVP Network, was recognized as one of the Superheroes for Washington Families by ParentMap magazine for being a Social Visionary. Read More »

Beginning Steps of Collective Philanthropy in Asia

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"Philanthropy in Asia is developing rapidly as a fusion of western and local practices." What is a better time to implement collective giving groups than now? Read More »

Calgary Fast Pitch: Meal Share

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“The process we’ve been through and the support of the Social Venture Partners volunteer coaches has been amazing,” said Bryant, which is just one lesson Fast Pitch participants will walk away with. Read More »

Success Leads to Success

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Executive Director of SVP Portland, Mark Holloway, encourages members of the community to support the youngest members as they seek community-driven solutions. Read More »

Inspirational Lemonade Stands

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For a generation that wants to be involved and understand the way that things work, just giving money is not enough. Social Venture Partners exists to combine these passions — strategic giving & community involvement opportunities. Read More »