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Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region is a philanthropic organization, but we do more than give away money.

Our network of engaged community members invest time, money, and professional expertise in local non-profits. Through our model of venture philanthropy, we seek to effect significant, long-term social change in our community.

Learn more about our mission and vision here.


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  • Current News

    Ready to hear Waterloo Region’s next great idea for social good – and help it happen? Join us at Perfect Pitch on November 13. Read More »

    It’s not just tech companies that need to know how to pitch. Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region (SVPWR) today announces the first pitch workshop for charities in Waterloo Region: Perfect Pitch. Read More »

    The 2015 Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region investee program proved to be a huge success. SHORE Centre, a sexual health education and support organization, has, with the help of SVPWR and all of its partners, excelled and grown during the three years of SVP Waterloo Region investment. Read More »

    Featured Events

    Fund Development for Charitable Sector Leaders – Lunch & Learn

    October 4 @ 11:45 am

    On October 4th, join SVP Waterloo Region for a lunch and learn that shares how your organization can engage effectively with individual and corporate donors to build sustainable funding and maximize impact. Read More »

    SVP Teens – October Meeting

    October 3 @ 7:00 pm

    Join us for the first SVP Teens meeting of the 2018-19 season on October 3. Read More »