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What SVP SA means to me

Posted by Chelsea Clinton

Most of us have among our core values the desire to help and have a positive impact on our family, friends, community and world. We achieve this with day to day endeavors such as listening to a friend, helping a neighbor or donating some money to a favorite organization. However, often we crave to have a […] Read More »

Sheryl Sculley Speaks to SVP SA

Posted by Billy Cox

On Monday November 6, we had the pleasure of hosting San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley. Sheryl spoke of the unique strengths of San Antonio based on broad involvement of the city with numerous philanthropic groups. Unusual for a city our size, 21% of our general spending goes towards human services – and in a strong […] Read More »

Youth Code Jam Fall Jam

Posted by Billy Cox

Youch Code Jam, our first investee, held their Family Jam this past Saturday at the Region 20 convention center. The event was a wild success with ton’s of young folks learning everything from Scratch, to Finch, to Android, to C and Python programming. I had the pleasure of help in the area with the Microbit, […] Read More »

Youth Code Jam community wide event

Posted by Billy Cox

This coming Saturday, September 16, 2017, SVP SA investee Youth Code Jam is holding a community wide event. The event is 1-4pm at the Region 20 offices, 1314 Hines, San Antonio. These Code Jam events are semi-unstructured, collaborative, creativity-inspiring, bring-your-own-laptop experiences for youth and their parents. The focus is on inspiring young people to get excited about technology and […] Read More »

FAQ for Nonprofits Responding to Call for LOI

Posted by Billy Cox

Q: How much partner time would be available? A: The number of hours we expect to provide are varied based on the needs of the nonprofit and the willingness of partners to volunteer. We do expect the number of hours to be sufficient to be impactful. Q: Are we open to multi-agency collaboration grants? Q: If […] Read More »

SVP SA in the news

Posted by Billy Cox

The Rivard Report just published an article on SVP SA: “Entrepreneurial Group Releases First Grant Opportunity” highlighting the unique approach that SVP brings to philanthropy: involvement as well as funding. Shari Biediger wrote a very insightful article capturing the essence of SVP and how we interact with the community. “It’s not about just writing a check,” […] Read More »

San Antonio hosts Paul Shoemaker

Posted by Billy Cox

The SVP chapter in San Antonio was host to Paul Shoemaker on Feb 20, 2017. Notables from across San Antonio made their way to Ed and Linda Whitacre’s home to hear and interact with Paul, Dennis Cavner (SVP Austin), and many other leaders in the San Antonio and surrounding area. Paul spoke on the “can’t […] Read More »