Other Communities We're In:

SVP International

Community Partners

These nonprofit organizations and community programs are fighting to ensure every child has the opportunity to thrive

SVP Community Partners are committed to alleviating the kindergarten readiness crisis in Portland and tackling some of the most pressing issues facing our youngest citizens. SVP Portland is honored to be their Partners for Good.

Albina Head Start

As a leader in early childhood education, Albina Head Start (AHS) also provides career training programs for parents of children enrolled in their programs. With market research and business planning, AHS can expand these career training opportunities for parents in across their communities. Read More »

Black Parent Initiative

Increased organizational capacity will position the Black Parent Initiative to expand and strengthen its early childhood programs and long-term sustainability, as well as achieve broader systems change for Portland’s Black community. Read More »

CAIRO

CAIRO is the sole advocacy organization in Oregon for and by African immigrants. It is a statewide, grassroots not-for-profit that engages, educates and empowers African immigrants and refugees communities with a view to inspire hope so they rise above the circumstances that marginalize them. Read More »

Community Education Workers

The Community Education Workers (CEW) Program offers an innovative, community-driven model for increasing family support to priority children and families. It has the potential to draw on significant resources available through Oregon’s healthcare system. Read More »

Growing Master Trainers

By co-investing with other Oregon foundations to grow the number of Master Trainers, we will ensure we meet the professional development needs of the linguistically, culturally, and geographically diverse early childhood workforce in Oregon. Read More »

Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)

Serving over 35 immigrant and refugee populations in Portland, the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) is uniquely positioned to develop a culturally and linguistically specific, high-quality preschool serving multiple races, ethnicities, and languages. Read More »

KairosPDX

The KairosPDX program model presents the opportunity to close the racial achievement gap and serve as a beacon for policy makers and educators across the State of Oregon and beyond. Read More »

Latino Network

Latino Network is the leading provider of effective services to Multnomah County’s 90,000+ Latino population. Their successful programs for young children and families must be scaled to reach more of the demand in communities and schools. Read More »

Metropolitan Family Service

Metropolitan Family Service's (MFS) Ready, Set, Go! program for young children and families has already demonstrated impressive outcomes and is positioned to serve as a key pre-k resource for more local school districts. Read More »

Multnomah County: Preschool for All

Community Partner Overview All children in our community deserve the chance to enter kindergarten with the tools [...] Read More »

Native American Youth and Family Center

The Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) is uniquely positioned to address a historically underserved population with high-quality, wrap-around programs for young Native children and families. Read More »

School Readiness Collaboration

Community Partner Overview In the summer of 2017, fifty cross-sector partners gathered to learn from Dr. Neal [...] Read More »

Teaching Preschool Partners

Teaching Preschool Partners strengthens quality preschool education for children facing barriers to success. Read More »