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  • Fast Pitch Tucson

    Fast Pitch Tucson is HERE! Applications have closed and 57 local nonprofit programs have applied for this exciting opportunity.  The 15 nonprofits semi-finalists selected for the program will be announced on Sept. 4.  Learn more about the program, showcase and how to become a sponsor.

    Meet SVP!

    What change do you want to see in our world? What role will you play? Who will you share it with? These are some of the questions SVP Partners tackle around the world, embarking on a journey that goes well beyond philanthropy. Meet a few of them in this brief video from our friends in Seattle, and find out what SVP is all about!

    Why SVP? It’s Our Model!

    Why do our Partners join SVP Tucson? Many want to pool and stretch their dollars, contributing more than they could alone. Others desire to give their time and talent. For long-time Partner David “Griff” Griffis, the answer lies in our venture philanthropy model.

    Current News

    VP Tucson is ecstatic to announce the 15 nonprofit organizations that will participate in our inaugural FAST PITCH program. Chosen from 57 applicants the FAST PITCH Selection Committee carefully assessed each application based on the set Selection Criteria and collectively selected the following organizations as our Semi-Finalists. Read More »

    SVP Tucson is excited and honored to welcome Tucson Electric Power (TEP) into its family as its newest Corporate Partner and Fast Pitch Sponsor. We asked TEP to answer a few questions about how and why it gives, and how our nonprofit community can access its opportunities. Read More »

    We received 57 completed applications and could not be more impressed by the diversity of programs and impact areas that are represented. It is inspiring to hear about the innovation happening in the Tucson community and the response from those who have submitted applications is powerful. Read More »

    Featured Events

    Annual Partner Summit featuring Paul Shoemaker

    December 8, 2015 6:00 pm

    Join us as we welcome fellow tribe member Paul Shoemaker to Tucson and enjoy connecting over the theme – “What is YOUR Can’t Not Do?” Shoemaker is the Founding President of Social Venture Partners International. With insights from 17 years of this unique vantage point, he is the Northwest’s leading expert on activating social change agents and a global thought leader on how individuals can be the most effective social change leaders. In 2011 and 2012, Shoemaker was named one of the “Top 50 Most Influential People in the Nonprofit Sector” by The NonProfit Times, and in 2013, was named “Philanthropist of the Year” by Future in Review. Shoemaker has spoken at TEDx and United Nations events and has written for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fortune, and The Huffington Post. Read More »

    SVP Connect Lunch & Learn – Session 1

    September 1, 2015 12:00 pm

    Get CONNECTED to SVP at this fun and informative training session on SVP Connect. SVP Connect is our network hub for sharing, connecting, collaborating and accessing network knowledge, resources and expertise. Read More »