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Social Venture Partners is an international network of engaged philanthropists who invest time, money and professional expertise in local non-profits. Through our model of Venture Philanthropy, we seek to effect significant, long-term positive social change in our community.



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    We're absolutely thrilled to introduce the newest member of our SVP Vancouver team, Douglas Gómez Mendiburu. Douglas will manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of our Investee and Partner programs towards strengthening and building capacity with these two stakeholders. Read More »

    Although he deplores the spotlight, we want to shine a little light on the man we depend on developing our internal systems and efficiencies, tech fixes, numbers alignment, and - obviously - the latest fashion trends. Read More »

    We have some incredible news! The Ministry of Education announced a $150K grant to Take a Hike. This brings TAH that much closer to their goal of opening a fifth classroom in Surrey by September. Read More »

    Meet one of SVP’s newest Partners, Fares Boulos. Fares became a Partner in February 2018, and in short order, proceeded to join the Opportunities Committee, participate in several non-profit discovery visits, facilitate a brainstorming session, and jump in on several other SVP and Investee projects. Read More »

    SVP Vancouver publishes a weekly Snapshot that captures interesting news and updates, events, and volunteer opportunities. Read More »

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    Innovation in the Social Sector

    July 19 @ 6:00 pm

    Join us* for an informal, but deep conversation on what it takes to build social sector capacity to disrupt the status quo and continuously innovate. *A private event for SVP Partners only Read More »