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Reimagining philanthropy depends on trust-based relationships – so how can we build and sustain them?

Posted by naheed

A critical element of reimagining philanthropy is rethinking how our relationships with each other build and share power. Successful collaboration to get to the root of persistent social challenges often relies on openness to learn from lived experiences, and willingness to walk alongside instead of leading from the front. As a part of our ongoing […] Read More »

Creative Access to Capital: How Nonprofits Can Use Direct Public Offerings

Posted by rachelsvpi

If you’re interested in unlocking capital and a more creative approach to fundraising, you’re not alone. Access to pliable capital, to be used for general operations and research and development projects is key if nonprofits want to stay nimble and responsive in a changing world.  Perhaps it’s time to expand the way we engage with […] Read More »

Raikes Foundation Shows Power Sharing is Key to Building a Movement

Posted by rachelsvpi

Philanthropy needs to do more than direct funds to organizations doing good work. Our power also lies in how we educate and amplify the important impact and lessons from movements we support. When we convene networks, we can increase the impact of our work by lifting up community leaders. Recently, the Raikes Foundation shared power […] Read More »

Different Roads to the Same Destination: Scaling Shared Values instead of Methods. (PART 3)

Posted by rachelsvpi

At SVP,  a set of shared values helps Affiliates connect and align around our global network. The final part of this series explores how Affiliates across the globe can use the value of collective action to reimagine giving and show by example how to leverage our collective network of philanthropists This part 3 of our Scaling […] Read More »

Different Roads to the Same Destination: Scaling Shared Values instead of Methods. (PART 2)

Posted by rachelsvpi

At SVP, a set of shared values helps Affiliates connect and align around our global network. The second part of this series explores how Affiliates across the globe have used the value of accountability to reimagine giving and show by example how to catalyze more resources and leverage our collective network of philanthropists This part 2 […] Read More »

Different Roads to the Same Destination: Scaling Shared Values instead of Methods. (PART 1)

Posted by rachelsvpi

At SVP, a set of shared values helps Affiliates connect and align around our global network. Together, we endeavor to keep pushing the envelope to ask how we can reimagine giving and show by example how to catalyze more resources and leverage our collective network of philanthropists. In this series we’ll lift up Affiliates who are […] Read More »

Connecting Local to Global: Turning an individual moment into a collective movement

Posted by rachelsvpi

Throughout our network and beyond, donors are asking “How can I do more?” People feel an urgency to change the world around them and are hungry to be part of a community. But for many who give, it’s unclear what the next step is after writing a check. For those donors looking to do more, SVP […] Read More »