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2018 Partner of the Year: Linda Hassan Anderson

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

At the Annual Partner’s Gathering, Board Chair Kerry McClenahan had the great pleasure of announcing the 2018 Partner of the Year award recipient. This year’s award went to a Partner in her fourth year with SVP Portland who has been an amazing force in our Partnership since day one—Linda Hassan Anderson. Read More »

2019 Annual Partners Gathering in Review

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

Fellow Partners, At this year’s Annual Partners Gathering, we celebrated the tremendous impact we have made through our investments of human, social, and financial capital. We also covered some serious business related to our own capacity-building needs. As follow-up, we offer several opportunities to learn more. If you’d like a review of key messages from […] Read More »

Partner of the Month: Alex Nelson

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

A regular feature in SVP Portland’s communications, Partner of the Month recognizes Investor and Business Partners for their outstanding contribution to our impact. Partners are nominated by their peers. Change would not be possible without the dedication of Partners engaged in the community and, for this, SVP thanks you! Read More »

Please Welcome Our New Director of Community Impact

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

As venture philanthropists, capacity building is the core of what we do. With Lauren Johnson, our former Senior Vice President for Community Impact, stepping into the role of Executive Director, we needed a strong leader to guide the strategic direction and oversight of the capacity building we do with our Community Partners as we continue work on our “Preschool for All” goal. After a thorough search process, which included SVP staff, the Board, Investor Partners, and Community Partners, we are thrilled to announce that Rose Rezai is our new Director of Community Impact!   Read More »

A Partnership with Metropolitan Family Service

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

“Dreaming about bolder impact, the transformative power of relationship, and remaining nimble through the unexpected” are three themes that SVP Lead Partner Dani Kerrigan believe sum up SVP’s two-year business planning partnership with Metropolitan Family Service (MFS). Read More »

Building Community Capacity: SVP Influences Early Childhood Systems Change

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

Last week the Early Childhood Coalition (ECC) and Children’s Institute convened Early Childhood Lobby Day at our capitol in Salem, and SVP showed up in support of the cross-sector effort. Dressed in blue, Partners joined 142 early childhood advocates from across Oregon and met with 63 legislators to ask them to make significant, high impact investments in early childhood. Read More »

Meet SVP’s Newest Business Partner: Stoller Wine Group

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

We are pleased to welcome Stoller Wine Group as SVP’s newest Business Partner! Stoller’s own James Falvey will be representing Stoller Wine Group as an SVP Partner. James was born and raised in SE Portland, where he currently still resides.  Read More »