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What is Venture Philanthropy?

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What is Venture Philanthropy? Taking a Venture Capital Approach to Achieve Philanthropic Goals Just as the for-profit economy has always developed innovations to meet its changing needs, so too is the nonprofit sector evolving. One such development that the nonprofit sector is adopting is ‘Venture Philanthropy,’ a practice that takes its name and principles from […] Read More »

SVPAZ’s Ed Pitch Awards $72,500 to Student Education Innovators

Posted by arizona

The inaugural SVPAZ Ed Pitch event was a success! Our seven student finalists entertained and inspired the more than 200 guests in attendance as they presented their ideas to advance Arizona’s education system to a top 10 ranked school system by 2030. In addition to the finalist pitches, a number of special guests joined SVPAZ […] Read More »

Phoenix Mayor Proclaims March 20, 2018 as Ed Pitch Day

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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has proclaimed that March 20, 2018 is Ed Pitch Day in Phoenix, Arizona in support of SVPAZ’s Ed Pitch event at the Phoenix Art Museum on March 20 at 5:30 p.m. Read the full proclamation below and purchase Ed Pitch tickets here! Read More »

First Press Wine Dinner and Auction to Benefit SPOT127

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First Press Fine Wine Dinner and Auction is an elegant black-tie affair with distinguished wineries that host tables and pair their wines to a five-course gourmet meal. Enjoy live classical music, a wine-tasting reception, experiential auction lots, and fabulous after-hours entertainment. The 16th annual dinner and auction will be held on April 7 at the […] Read More »

Partners in the News

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Several SVPAZ partners have been highlighted in some recent local news stories. Congratulations to Amy, Trevor and Christy & Daryl for the recognition. Amy Armstrong was recently highlighted in KNOW Phoenix, an annual publication featuring 100+ dynamic women from virtually every industry. The women featured are a compilation of proven leaders, high producers, and rising stars. […] Read More »

Ed Pitch Boot Camp a Success!

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According to folklore, college students and Saturday mornings are two things that rarely intersect. But not so for the Ed Pitch finalists on Saturday, February 10! Each of the finalists was on hand bright and early at the SVPAZ Ed Pitch Boot Camp. Boot Camp provided an opportunity for the students to work with experts […] Read More »

Ed Pitch Boot Camp to Feature Storytelling Experts

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Boot Camp for each of the Ed Pitch finalist teams is coming up on Saturday, February 10. The full day event will give the student teams the chance to work with partners to hone their presentations and strengthen their storytelling skills. We are asking for partner volunteers to serve as team coaches. Coaches will participate […] Read More »