SVP Partners are invited to see your impact, firsthand! Join us on October 17th for a site visit with Metropolitan Family Service’s Ready, Set, Go! program.
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.
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.
SVP Partners are invited to join us in celebrating the release of the Preschool for All report, which calls for dramatic expansion in affordable, high quality preschool opportunities for children in Multnomah County, and to learn about next steps in this initiative.
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 November 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.
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.
Please join SVP Portland at Uncorked Studios for our annual holiday celebration! Marcelino Alvarez, CEO of Uncorked Studios, will provide a tour of their Creative Lab, where ideas are evolved into reality. Food and drinks provided by Partner hosts, Linda Weston and Stoller Wine Group.
Traditional methods of philanthropy rely on distributing financial resources, typically targeted to specific programmatic objectives. After completing this workshop, you will understand alternative approaches to philanthropy that engage the expertise of the donor to build the operating capacity of nonprofits and to apply the principles of impact investing to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return.