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Reimagining Together: Opportunity for Action

Posted by Sudha

Our world is at a turning point and we need to step up. It is with this in mind that SVP International is launching the SVP Reimagine Fund. The SVP Reimagine Fund builds on the impact of local SVP Affiliates and Partners to catalyze more regional, national and cross-country resources to solve pressing social challenges at their root. We will start by responding to needs emerging from this pandemic and from long-standing unjust systems, while demonstrating another way for philanthropy to be close to and accountable to communities. Read More »

Statement from SVP International about Global Philanthropy and Racial Justice

Posted by SVPI

As a network that started in the United States, and with our largest base in the United States, it is our responsibility to lead by example and to promote justice-based philanthropy. Today, SVP International is recommitting to and accelerating our work to tackle problems at their root, re-imagine systems, find and fund solutions that are regional, national, and global in scale and to trust and fund movement leaders who are closest to the problems and the solutions. Read More »

At SVP every day is #GivingTuesdayNow

Posted by Sudha

Dear SVP Community, I’m sure you are seeing many emails from nonprofits in your networks about #GivingTuesdayNow, a global giving day to support organizations affected by COVID-19, and the communities they serve.  Read More »

Acting Now For a More Just World

Posted by Sudha

Dear SVP Partners and Colleagues, It’s hard to believe it is already the middle of April. Thank you to the many of you who joined our “All Partner” town halls this month. It was so nice to see faces from around the world and hear your perspectives as we shape SVPI’s next steps. We are glad you are willing to experiment with us in new ways to build community.  Read More »

COVID Impact on Giving: Predictions from the Field

Posted by yvonne

SVPI’s Board Chair, Sofia Michelakis wears many hats in the SVP Network and in the philanthropic sector. Sofia shared some thoughts on what she’s seeing and what could happen with individual giving in the coming months. Read More »

SVPs Stepping Up for their Communities

Posted by yvonne

SVP Affiliates across the network are working within their communities to create emergency response funds to support the nonprofit sector in connecting to the available resources. They are working hard to ensure that those who are most vulnerable among us in times of crisis have support structures in place. You can read more on their websites about the work happening in their communities.  Read More »

5 Questions for Engaged Philanthropy

Posted by Sudha

Like many of you, I am worried about what is happening in our world. While I know we are doing as much as we can to flatten the curve, the long-term impacts on our social change work are already starting to emerge. At times it feels overwhelming trying to figure out what comes next and how to lead our network through this moment, but I draw hope and inspiration from knowing that we are a community of do-ers and problem solvers. Read More »