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Finding a Place Under the Big Tent

Posted by Cecilia Garza

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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SVP is Hiring a Finance & Operations Coordinator!

Posted by Willow Russell

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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2017 Kindergarten Ready Grant Finalists

Posted by Cecilia Garza

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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“Speak English And —”

Posted by Cecilia Garza

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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Investing in the “Business” of Team Read

Posted by Willow Russell

“It was as fundamental as survival for the organization,” says Team Read Executive Director Maureen Massey. “If we hadn’t done the capacity work that we did with SVP, Team Read wouldn’t be able to look forward in the way that we’re able to look forward now.”

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Now Accepting Environment Grant Applications!

Posted by Willow Russell

Is your nonprofit working ensure all people live and work in a healthy environment? Are you ready to take your work to the next level? Maybe we can help! SVP is awarding one $30k grant with the intention of developing a multi-year partnership to help strengthen a local nonprofit.

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Farewell to CEO Lisa Nitze

Posted by Willow Russell

After a great deal of consideration, Lisa Nitze has decided to step down as SVP Seattle's CEO. “This was a very difficult decision,” Lisa says. “I thought long and hard about whether I could balance the emerging needs of my family while also leading SVP in the way I intended. I concluded that if I try to do both, I will do neither well. And while I am very sorry to step down, I am gratified to realize how much we have accomplished together.”

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