When Futurewise joined SVP as Investee, the organization asked for help in evaluating their board structure. Read More
On June 6, 2019, SVP held its annual Spring Meeting to bring Partners, Investees and community members together to celebrate successes and address some changes that occurred throughout the past year. Read More
Throughout December and January, the Portfolio Grant Committee conducted mid-year check-ins with all 10 of the capacity building investees. Read more about our investees and recent news!
This year, SVP’s Environment Collective Action Team (EnviroCAT) invested in advancing environmental solutions that benefit all people. They focused specifically on initiatives and organizations that engage and represent the needs of low-income people and communities of color – recognizing that they are often disproportionately affected by environmental degradation.
SVP’s Education Collective Action Team (EduCAT) invests in local, collective action initiatives addressing the disparities in our education system. These initiatives approach equitable change as a cradle-to-career continuum that is inclusive of the voices of historically marginalized communities.
More than 70 percent of Washington State’s low-income households experience at least one civil legal problem each year on matters affecting the most fundamental needs of their daily lives. That’s why this year’s SVP Youth Philanthropists chose to fund legal aid as a critical system that provides support for people who cannot otherwise afford it.
Washington Building Leaders of Change (WA-BLOC) envisions South Seattle as a thriving nucleus of Black and Brown excellence. And they're starting with students at Rainier Beach High School.