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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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    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 »

    SVPWR has selected Carizon Family & Community Services (Carizon) as its 2018 investee. Carizon specializes in children’s mental health, youth engagement and development, family violence, individual and family counselling, credit counselling, settlement supports, and collective wellness programs, and strives to build hope, wellness, and community in Waterloo Region. Read More »