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It starts with one person. One person joins many people. Together they will help build communities able to solve our most entrenched problems.

That’s Social Venture Partners. A global network of local partners aligning passion and purpose.

SVP practices venture philanthropy, a business approach for social impact. As such, we invest financial, human, and social capital to solve community problems. We partner across sectors to support sustainable, community-driven solutions. We connect people and organizations striving to change the world together.

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SVP Portland is seeking a new member to join our ingenious team. The Marketing & Events Manager will take our brand and events to the next level to drive the awareness and growth of our Partnership and Ready for Kindergarten goal. Read More »

SVP Portland is seeking a new member to join our ingenious team. The Vice President of Partnership Development will nurture all current and prospective SVP Partners (individuals, corporations, and foundations) to generate the resources necessary to fulfill SVP's mission and goal. Read More »

I accepted the nine-month Fellowship and dug in to learn as much about the financial inner-workings of KairosPDX as I could. I treated this opportunity from the perspective of a start-up not-for-profit business and asked myself what financial management structure would I want in place if I were to “invest” in KairosPDX. Read More »

Featured Events

SVP Network Leadership Retreat

April 25, 2016 8:00 am

Join fellow Partners from around the SVP Network to discuss how we can address persistent and systematic inequities in our communities. Read More »