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Going Beyond Philanthropy

SVP is a philanthropic organization, but we do more than give away money.

We connect people who want to give back and the nonprofits that make change possible – cultivating effective philanthropists and strong organizations that deliver greater impact, together.

Side by side, we will reach a day when all kids receive an excellent education and all people live and work in a healthy environment.

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    Jane Harvey and her husband Charlie joined SVP in 2011. But it wasn’t until 2013, the first year of the Northwest Conservation Philanthropy Fellowship, that she set out on what would become a philanthropic journey to say the least. It would lead her to become an early supporter of Front and Centered and a devoted advocate for environmental justice in Washington.

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    Do you know someone who is interested in the social sector and is great with people and details? Tell them about SVP's finance and operations coordinator position! Playing a key role in the success of SVP, this person will be responsible for SVP's bookkeeping and provide general office and administrative support to the SVP staff.

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    Peggy’s work helping families nurture their home language is just one outcropping of a growing partnership between OneAmerica and Southeast Seattle Education Coalition (SESEC). SVP has supported the two organizations through the Education Collective Action Team (EduCAT) over the last two years. And, in more than one way, the two have gone from complementary to a single force.

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    SVP’s Kindergarten Ready Grant Committee has announced five finalists for this year’s multi-year capacity building grant! These organizations, the committee found, are each uniquely dedicated to ensuring bright outcomes for all children by building equitable access to quality learning and care.

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    Featured Events

    Prospective Partner Luncheon

    March 22 @ 11:30 am

    Are you looking for a way to give back and make a positive change in our community and world? Join SVP Partners at this luncheon to explore how SVP can help you realize greater impact with your giving and volunteer time!

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    SVP Leadership Retreat

    April 19 @ 8:00 am

    Plug into the power of the network! SVP’s Leadership Retreat is a time for board, staff and partners from around the world to learn, share and get inspired. Chock-full of useful resources and opportunities to connect, this year’s line-up features: the unveiling of SVP’s new philanthropy curriculum, peer-learning among SVP staff and board leadership, plus in-depth working sessions on equity and impact investing.

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