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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.
What a remarkable year 2018 has been for SVPWR. More and more community members are talking about us and considering joining our ranks. More and more charities are benefiting from our investments in expertise and funding. Read More »
Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region (SVPWR) is proud to announce that Reep Green Solutions is the recipient of the $8,000 Judges’ Choice Award at the first Perfect Pitch event held on November 13, 2018. Read More »
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 »
January 9 @ 10:00 am
Please join us at the Accelerator Centre from 10-11 AM on Wednesday, January 9th for an Investee Grant Info Session. We'll share the information you need to know to assess if Social Venture Partners is the right fit for partnering with your charitable organization, with lots of time to ask questions. It's free to attend, and we'd love to see you there! Read More »
January 10 @ 2:00 pm
Do you know, or are you part of a registered charity that's interested in learning more about applying for a Social Venture Partners grant? Want to learn more about what we do and how we can support your organization? Please join us at the Accelerator Centre (295 Hagey Blvd, Waterloo) from 2-3 PM on Thursday, January 10th for an Investee Grant Info Session. Read More »