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2017 SVP Fast Pitch Quarterfinalists

Posted by Jaimisa Gourley

Each year, SVP Fast Pitch pairs innovators with business and community leaders to accelerate social impact. Throughout the four-month program innovators prepare and compete to give their pitch for social good to live audiences at the Final Showdown in October, putting them in the running for a slew of grants and investments. Meet this year's quarterfinalists!

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SVP Welcomes New Investee Washington Green Schools

Posted by Cecilia Garza

More than one million young people attend K-12 schools across Washington state, and these institutions have the opportunity to be centers for change in our communities. That’s why Washington Green Schools aims to help every child attend a green and healthy school that teaches, models, and practices environmental sustainability.

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SVP Welcomes New Investee Children’s Alliance

Posted by Cecilia Garza

Whether protecting children from harmful budget cuts or fighting for racial equity at the state and federal level, Children’s Alliance is an unwavering advocate for public policy that benefits all children. That’s why this year’s Kindergarten Ready Grant Committee selected them as our next SVP Investee.

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Teens Give $6,500 to Support Survivors of Human Trafficking

Posted by Cecilia Garza

With Washington’s proximity to the Canadian border, abundance of ports and vast rural areas, trafficking is a critical topic for our region. That’s why Social Venture Kids members Rumi, Zoe, Eli, Kendall, Jackson, Liddy and Emma decided last fall to support organizations providing vital services to this marginalized population.

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$90k Invested in Collective Action to Improve Education

Posted by Zamzam Abdulgani

SVP’s Education Collective Action Team (EduCAT) invests in local, collective action initiatives addressing the disparities in our education system. Buoyed by last year’s success and the rich opportunities for growth, the EduCAT is re-investing in past investees to support continued efforts in family engagement and advocacy.

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$100k Invested in Collective Action for Transit, Equity & the Environment

Posted by Zamzam Abdulgani

Over the last year, SVP’s Environment Collective Action Team invested in advancing environmental and transit solutions that benefit all people. They focused specifically on initiatives that engage and represent the needs of low-income people and communities of color – recognizing they are often disproportionately affected by environmental degradation.

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Welcome SVP’s New Chief Executive Officer, Solynn McCurdy!

Posted by Cecilia Garza

SVP is thrilled to announce our new chief executive officer, Solynn McCurdy. Solynn is an accomplished local leader who has dedicated his career to building thriving communities. His tenure initiates an exciting next phase for SVP.

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