It’s summertime and, in celebration of all that we’ve accomplished this year, it’s time for our annual Summer Social. Join us on July 25th for a wine tasting with Stoller Wine Group and celebrate with good food, good drinks, and good friends!
Welcome to Social Venture Partners! Whether you are a new Partner or looking for a refresher on the organization, you are invited to join us at the SVP onboarding on August 15th from 10–11:30 a.m. We will be looking at the Social Venture Partners Network, SVP Portland’s history, and expectations and opportunities for your role as a Partner.
Curious what’s happening at SVP Portland? SVP Partners are invited to join SVP’s leadership for an update and conversation about progress towards our 2019 strategic priorities.
Social Venture Partners Portland has the most interesting, entrepreneurial philanthropists in the world. We are thrilled to introduce one of them, Chris Nelson and his company, Capstone Partners! Join us for a Partner-Hosted Happy Hour featuring Chris on Sept. 11th.
Unless they are in crisis, nonprofits, like most organizations, tend to resist change. After completing this workshop, you will understand the forces behind resistance to change and be able to plan for and execute strategies to help nonprofits implement changes to improve their operations.
After completing this workshop, you will understand the challenges and strengths that diversity brings to nonprofit operations and be familiar with tools and techniques to incorporate equity concerns and to create an inclusive environment.
As service versus product organizations, nonprofits face challenges in measuring and monitoring their performance. After completing this workshop, you will be familiar with a methodology for developing performance measures linked to a nonprofit’s mission, be able to apply it, and know how to engage staff to use the information to improve performance.
SVP Partners are invited to see your impact, firsthand! Join us on October 29th for a site visit with CAIRO (Center for African Immigrant & Refugee Organization) Academy and observe this high-quality, culturally-specific learning environment for Somali youth in action!
Addressing community problems by scaling nonprofit operations can be impactful but limited by systemic constraints requiring remedy through government action. After completing this workshop, you will be familiar with the conditions conducive for governmental bodies to act, be able to map the environment of a policy area, and be able to articulate strategies for messaging and promoting government action.