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    "In the SVP context of providing funding and assistance," says Larry, "some Partners may be hesitant to be represented as "experts" in general or in a particular area; or they may wonder if their experience base readily translates to the needs of a small not-for-profit." Read More »

    Welcome to SVP's newest Investee, Learning Disabilities Association Vancouver. LDAV’s mission is to empower every child and youth in Greater Vancouver with a learning disability to achieve life-long success and happiness. Read More »

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

    Featured Events

    SVP 2018 Winter Mingle

    February 22 @ 5:30 pm

    A fun, conversational evening to catch up with your fellow Partners and engage with our Investees. Read More »

    Drinks + Thinks

    March 13 @ 4:30 pm

    For SVP Partners: Partners and their guests are welcome to join this casual gathering to get to know each other, share stories, resources, and of course, good ideas! Read More »