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Better together: Iterating on expansion

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A note from SVP International Director of Network Learning, Rachel Sample: We are committed to be alongside you as we reimagine giving, which means the SVP International team is also testing and trying innovative approaches to our work. Part of our role as the Network innovation and expansion hub is to strategically grow our global […] Read More »

We have the power to make systems change: A candid conversation with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal & Sudha Nandagopal

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A note from SVP International Director of Network Learning, Rachel Sample: Taking a bird’s eye view keeps me inspired and resilient in our work toward bold systemic change. I’m always looking toward experts to expand my thinking, and this week I offer up this fireside chat between SVP International CEO, Sudha Nandagopal, and U.S. Congresswoman […] Read More »

Insight from Systems Change Leaders: Accept outcomes, pacing, and processes from the lived experience of BIPOC folks and communities

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An interview series by SVP International Philanthropic Partnerships Manager, Naheed Jadavji Core to the work needed by funders as we reimagine giving is lifting up voices closest to the issues. As part of that work, we asked our inaugural Reimagine Fund awardees to share how donors and partners can work towards more equitable and accountable […] Read More »

Insight from Systems Change Leaders: How we can show up for frontline leaders

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We lift up movement leaders as we reimagine giving. As part of that work, we asked our 2020 Reimagine Fund awardees to share how donors and partners can work towards a more equitable and accountable philanthropy. Brenda Shelton-Dunston, Executive Director of Philadelphia Black Women’s Health Alliance (PBWHA), highlights research that outlines current systemic barriers and […] Read More »

Insight from Systems Change Leaders: Why it’s time for philanthropy to reimagine giving

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At SVP International, we work to disrupt philanthropy as usual. As part of that work, we invited awardees of the inaugural Reimagine Fund and other movement leaders to share how and why individual philanthropists can reimagine giving and shape our philanthropy to be a tool that enables solving problems at their root, and changing systems. […] Read More »

Giving USA: What does it mean for the global SVP community?

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A note from SVP International CEO, Sudha Nandagopal: I’m excited to share with you a briefing by Sofia Michelakis, Deputy Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, along with her colleague Alena Owen, who serves as Associate Program Officer on the Philanthropic Partnerships team. Sofia provides additional context as a board member for SVP […] Read More »

Get serious about a systems approach — reflections on PRE’s ‘Mismatched’ report

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A note from SVP International Director of Network Learning, Rachel Sample: I’m not alone in knowing that measurement leads to movement, so I was excited to dive into the newest report from The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE). Mismatched: The Philanthropic Response to the Call for Racial Justice is the most thorough assessment of […] Read More »