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Your Annual Partners Meeting

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

Thank you to everybody who attended the Annual Partners Meeting on October 19th. We really appreciate your dedication to our collective goal: ensuring that every child in Multnomah County is ready for kindergarten. It was an opportunity to mingle with Partners, Investee leaders, and community members to discuss collective impact, the state of early childhood education, and philanthropy. Read More »

2017’s Gallery of Impact—The Annual Partners Meeting

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Wendy Weissman, Board Chair’s Award for Passion and Service 2017

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

At the Annual Partners Meeting on October 19th, Wendy Weissman was named the Board Chair’s Award for Passion and Service recipient. Wendy has been a dedicated member of the SVP community and has been Lead of Leads (the Lead Partner-in-charge for our investments) for multiple years. She’s gone above and beyond in her commitment to our mission and our goals, and we’re thrilled to be honoring her this year. Read More »

Mack Stallcup, Encore Fellow for Portland Children’s Museum

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

In June of 2016, Mack Stallcup began his Encore Fellowship at the Portland Children’s Museum as a Scientist in Residence. He interviewed with four other nonprofits for his Fellowship but knew the Children’s Museum was the right fit as soon as he walked in the door. Read More »

Partner of the Month: Abby Hazlett

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

With Project Impact, Abby uses her analytical mind to conduct interviews with former and current Investees and pull out key findings and themes to identify the effect our capacity building model has on the people and organizations we work with. We are so inspired by the enthusiasm and commitment Abby brings to the table as a Partner, and as a philanthropist. Read More »

Pushing Forward with Latino Network

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

Because of the significant progress we’ve seen with our investment in Latino Network, we have decided to re-invest with them over a two-year period. This investment will total $80,000 and the volunteer talent that our brilliant Partnership provides. Read More »

IRCO Programs Help Families Thrive

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

IRCO impacts families in a real, tangible way; preparing and priming the children in the immigrant community for success in their school years. Read about Anna, a single mother and Latina immigrant, and her son Oscar; and how IRCO has helped them to thrive. Read More »