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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 »

COVID-19: SVP International Update

Posted by Sudha

Dear SVP Partners and Colleagues, I wanted to take a moment to write given the coronavirus outbreak here in the US and around the world. I live in Seattle where our major economic activities have come to a halt and leaders are working to figure out solutions in a time of significant crisis. Read More »

Sneak Peak: SVP’s Collective Power in 2020

Posted by Sudha

Dear SVP Community, It’s hard to believe that I’ve been with SVP for a whole year already! What a whirlwind it has been. Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting with Christine Margiotta and the rest of the rockstar SVP Los Angeles Staff and Partners and getting a little sneak peek into their work with community leaders. Read More »

Looking Ahead at 2020

Posted by yvonne

SVP International has some exciting updates to share! Please read on to learn more about the great changes and additions to our network. Launching the 2020 SVP Philanthropy Innovation Fund to build on the strength of our entrepreneurial network model. This Initiative will support sector learning and contribute to scaling global solutions. We know that […] Read More »

Affiliate Spotlight: $300K Challenge Grant in SVP Tucson!

Posted by yvonne

SVP Tucson secured a $300,000 challenge grant from a local family foundation. “This grant is designed to ignite the growth of our Partnership, expanding the financial and human capital necessary to take our work to the next level,” said Ciara Garcia, SVP Tucson CEO. Read More »