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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 recruiting Partners to join our Development Committee and we’d like you to meet one of our committee superstars, John Zaplatynsky. He's a retired retailer who splits his free time between business, family, and philanthropy. Read More »

    In celebration of Alumni Investee ONE TO ONE's 30th anniversary, we ask them 30 questions for 30 years! Read More »

    Through the live art competition Canvas for Change, SVP Investee Children of the Street is raising funds for its 2020 Youth Art Engagement Project. Read More »

    Featured Events

    SVP Fall Mingle: Once more, with Feeling!

    September 18 @ 5:30 pm

    Catch up with your fellow Partners and engage with our Investees at this year's Fall Mingle which will include a special Graduate Investee Panel featuring Mealshare, Red Fox, and Take a Hike.

    SVP Lunch + Learn

    September 20 @ 12:00 pm

    Join us for a light lunch and bite-sized briefing. We'll introduce you to SVP and our model of investing time + money into local, emerging non-profits that focus on children and youth at-risk.

    Blue Ocean Strategy Workshop

    October 3 @ 10:00 am

    Join us for an in-depth session on the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy, facilitated by SVP Partner and INSEAD Professor Fares Boulos.

    Power to Play Vancouver 2019

    September 19 @ 10:30 am

    Help Power to Be raise funds for their programs by participating in the one-of-a-kind team challenge, Power to Play. It's like corporate team building meets Tough Mudder's little bother.