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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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    Take a Hike Foundation (TAH) uses the outdoors and adventure to engage vulnerable youth in grades 10-12 in school, community, and mental health supports. Read More »

    SVP Vancouver and Lead Partners Jeff Peterson and Thomas Ligocki would like to take this opportunity to introduce Kinbrace — one of our newest Investees. Kinbrace provides transitional housing and integration support to refugee claimants — more than half of them children and youth. Read More »

    SVP Vancouver and Lead Partners Barb Berg and Dan Bowditch, are happy to introduce one of our newest Investees, The Environmental Youth Alliance (EYA). They deliver free, experiential nature programs in urban spaces for young people ages 5-25 with a focus on those experiencing marginalization. Read More »

    On September 19, SVP Partners and Investees gathered to connect, share, and celebrate! Read More »

    Featured Events

    “Creativity Unpacked” with ArtStarts

    November 7 @ 10:00 am

    Explore the nature of your creativity during this interactive event. Read More »

    Take a Hike: A journey in the making

    November 14 @ 1:00 pm

    This session will explore Take a Hike's scaling process, the refinement of their theory of change, and their incredible strides with the government. Read More »