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Accelerating Engaged Philanthropy through Corporate Partnerships

Posted by Willow Russell

Last year, SVP kicked off our corporate partnership program as a way to more fully engage local businesses in our work. We recently caught up with a few of our current corporate partners and are excited to share of some of their experiences!

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Closing the Opportunity Gap Together

Posted by Cecilia Garza

As a funder, SVP has continuously examined our role in collective action. The Road Map Project has played a part in our evolution since the start. Their success in cross-sector collaboration is why we began supporting them. How they are adapting and evolving to address inequity in our region, is why we continue.

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Meet SVP’s New Team Members!

Posted by SVP Seattle

SVP is thrilled to welcome two brand new team members: Yvonne Chang and Jaimisa Gourley! Yvonne is our new office coordinator and Jaimisa is managing our Fast Pitch program. We are also excited to share that our staff writer, Cecilia Garza is stepping into a new role as SVP Seattle’s communications manager.

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Learning the Ropes of Engaged Philanthropy

Posted by Cecilia Garza

Over the five year relationship with former SVP Investee Zeno, Bill helped bring in and manage SVP Partner volunteers for 40 different projects. His experience as a lead partner launched a turning point in his philanthropy.

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Welcome New Partners!

Posted by Juliet Le

Since April, SVP has welcomed 15 new partners, like Lacie West who is the development director for College Access Now. As a Seattle native, Lacie is also heavily involved with several local community organizations through her service as a volunteer, board member and committee member. She enjoys sports and is an active tennis player.

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Making Lasting Impact as a Community of Practice

Posted by Rebecca Stephens
Photo by Lisa Bontje

Last month you learned about SVP Partners Dave Thompson, Kevin Phaup and the launch of the Tech Community of Practice. With that top of mind, I had to share a short and powerful note we received from Dr. Judy Margrath, of SVP Investee Team Read.

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Fast Pitch Applications Are Open

Posted by Willow Russell

SVP Fast Pitch is the Northwest's largest training and pitch competition for both nonprofit and for-profit social innovators. And we are looking for people who want to change the world! Please help us spread the word.

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