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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.
David Ferguson and his wife, Kathy Butler, joined SVP in 2003. Since then, David’s engagement has ebbed and flowed based on his life journey, giving him the chance to both dive deeply into partnerships with non-profits, and also to witness SVP’s evolution to the organization it is now. He has a wonderful perspective on the time he’s spent with us, so we asked him to share his story! Read More »
SVP Vancouver is looking for two experts in their respective fields to join our staff as Executive Director or Communications Manager. Read More »
Getting to know Emily Keller, EYA Executive Director. The Environmental Youth Alliance (EYA) has been an SVP Investee since 2018. They deliver free, experiential nature programs in urban spaces for young people ages 5-25 living in Metro Vancouver. Read More »