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From the CEO: On the Horizon for SVP

Posted by Solynn McCurdy

My first six months have been an exciting ride, learning our strengths and weaknesses through hundreds of conversations with partners, community members and stakeholders. It’s apparent that SVP has played a significant role in our partners’ philanthropic growth. Yet one question remains at the forefront of our ability to effect change.

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2018 K-12 Education Grant Finalists

Posted by Cecilia Garza

From building powerful leaders of change to bringing more young women of color into STEM, this year’s K-12 Education Grant Finalists are working hard to ensure all students — regardless of income or race —graduate from high school ready to succeed in college or a career.

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The Best of 2017

Posted by SVP Seattle

To start the New Year off right, check out this roundup of our favorite moments of 2017.

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Seattle Affordable Housing Gets A Boost from the Sun

Posted by Cecilia Garza

Spark Northwest's partnership with Capitol Hill Housing and Emerald Cities Seattle has led to solar power for 147 low-income residents. Solar installation on Elizabeth James House & two other sites will help bridge the green divide. Plus, residents will get to decide how to use the savings.

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Data-Driven Impact at Open Arms

Posted by Cecilia Garza
Open Arms Perinatal Services, Seattle, Washington

After an introduction with one SVP Partner resulted in a $125K capacity building grant, Open Arms used the support to evaluate their programs. What they found was profound. This infographic shares how their Outreach Doula Program is transforming lives.

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#SVPFinalShowdown: The Live Recap

Posted by Cecilia Garza

Last month our 2017 SVP Fast Pitch winners walked away with more than $240K in cash prizes and pro bono services. It was an inspiring evening that audience members had to share! We collected some of our favorite moments posted on social media. Plus, photos!

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SVP Earns Gold at Community Impact Awards!

Posted by Mike Quinn

SVP Seattle received gold recognition at Seattle Business magazine's fourth annual Community Impact Awards! In a memorable evening celebrating the outstanding work of organizations from across sectors, SVP Seattle was recognized as the region's most impactful organization in Pro Bono Services.

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