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Learning Opportunities Survey

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Social Venture Partners is a learning organization, committed to providing unique opportunities for our network to become familiar with a variety of issues. In order to help us meet your needs, please complete this two-minute survey. Read More »

Partner of the Month: Clare Wilkinson

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We are thrilled to welcome in 2019 by recognizing Clare Wilkinson as SVP’s Partner of the Month! A regular feature in SVP Portland’s communications, Partner of the Month recognizes donors and volunteers for their outstanding contribution to our impact. Partners are nominated by their peers. Read More »

A Tribute to Les Soltesz

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It is with heavy hearts that we share the news with you that a friend, former Board Chair, and Partner, Les Soltesz, has died at the age of 71. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 21, 10:30am at Congregation Beth Israel, in NW Portland. Read More »

End of Year Gratitude

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As 2018 comes to an end and we celebrate the accomplishments of the year, we want to thank you for your deep commitment and service to Social Venture Partners Portland. Because of you, SVP Portland has expanded both the breadth and depth of our impact by investing more deeply in our current Community Partners as well as growing our portfolio to 14 investments—the largest ever! Read More »

Partner of The Month: Stephanie Feeney

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The end of 2018 is nearly upon us! After a year of leveraging research and community input in order to refine our early childhood investment priorities, it’s quite appropriate to recognize Stephanie Feeney as December’s Partner of the Month! Read More »

Celebrating five years of partnership with NAYA

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The Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) is at the heart of Portland’s Native American community, comprised of more than 40,000 Native American/Alaska Native people. As SVP and NAYA wrap up our five-year partnership, both organizations can look back and reflect on the mutual growth experienced as a result. Read More »

Partner of The Month: Chris Nelson

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We are ushering in November by shining a spotlight on our Partner of the Month, Chris Nelson! Co-founder of Capstone Partners, Chris has developed some landmark real estate projects that have influenced neighborhood revival and livability. He brings the same passion to his philanthropic endeavors, through SVP and other community organizations. Read More »