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    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.

    2015 Fast Pitch Tucson

    Our inaugural Fast Pitch program was an outstanding success. We thank everyone who participated in the program and joined us for the event. Over $62,000 was distributed among our 17 nonprofit Participants. Learn more about the process here and link to view all of our finalists pitches. 

    Current News

    At our Annual Meeting on April 13, 2016 we celebrated 10 years of impact. Milestones such as this are a time to both look back- and celebrate our success - and a time to look forward - and dream of our future. At the event will did just that. Read More »

    SVP Tucson is pleased to announce the Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF) as our 2016 nonprofit Investee. SARSEF will receive unrestricted funding and capacity building support from SVP Partners annually for up to three years.

    SVP Tucson is excited to offer the Fast Pitch program once again in 2016. Applications for nonprofit organizations will open on June 26 with the program kick-off on September 16. The Fast Pitch showcase will be held on November 10th at the Leo Rich Theater.

    Featured Events

    Get to Know SARSEF

    May 5, 2016 6:00 pm

    SVP Tucson's newest Investee, SARSEF offers Southern Arizona's K-12 students an opportunity to learn and apply critical thinking skills inside and outside the classroom. Join as we learn more about their programs and how we can support their infrastructure and growth.

    Portfolio Review Committee

    May 6, 2016 9:30 am

    This biannual review of our Investees happens both in May and December. At our May Committee Meeting we will celebrate the graduation of Tucson Youth Development and hear from Old Pueblo Community Services after their first year of work with us. Read More »