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All We See is Potential.

It starts with one person. One person joins many people. Together they will help build communities able to solve our most entrenched problems.

That’s SVP. A global network of local partners aligning passion and purpose.

Helping individuals realize greater impact with their giving, strengthening nonprofits, and investing in collaborative solutions – we make connections that make a difference. Connections that unleash potential.


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  • 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 our Tucson in this brief video 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.

    10 Years of Impact

    Social Venture Partners has touched lives, strengthened organizations, and improved the well being of our entire community.  Watch this video to learn more about the transformation that has occured in the last 10 years.

    Current News

    We welcome all of our 2017 participants into our SVP family. With the support of their Mentors, each of these individuals will create a three-minute pitch for their organization or program. Seven selected finalists will share their pitch on stage at our Fast Pitch event on Thursday Nov. 9. Read More »

    This fall SVP Tucson will offer and encourage all partners to learn and grow as philanthropists and individuals through SVP International's Philanthropy Development Curriculum modules. The first three modules are available now and funding to produce more has been secured. The full development plan calls for 30 courses in all. Read More »

    Jeremiah Pate of Oro Valley won multiple awards, one of which includes an all-expenses paid trip to the Nobel Prize Awards. What disease is Jeremiah working to cure? What other problems are SARSEF students solving? Read More »

    Featured Events

    2017 Fast Pitch Meet & Greet

    September 15 @ 6:00 pm

    SVP Tucson Kick's-Off the 2017 Fast Pitch program with a Meet & Greet event for sponsors, SVP Partners and participating nonprofit organizations. Get to know the 17 nonprofits participating in the communication skills building program at a fun & festive cocktail hour.

    Calling All Fearless Nonprofit Heroes!

    November 8 @ 3:30 pm

    SVP Tucson presents Heart-to-Heart. A conversation with Vu Le, nonprofit hero and author of the popular blog ““Nonprofit AF” formerly NonprofitwithBalls.org