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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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    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 »

    Catalyzed by our recent $1M gift, we are ready to launch SVP Vancouver 2.0! Our plan is to amplify our impact by creating more opportunities for Partner/Investee collaboration and relationship-building. 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 »