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Nonprofit Spotlight: Cal-Wood Education Center

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The evidence is clear: outdoor environmental education can be a game-changer for many children, especially urban dwellers who have limited access to open space or school-based science classes. Yet the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the survival of organizations nationwide that provide critical outdoor environmental and science education to K-12 students, with an alarming 63% of such […] Read More »

New Partner Spotlight: Jennifer Kronenberg

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For Jennifer Kronenberg, getting involved with SVP Boulder County aligns with her desire to make a difference in our community by applying her 20 years’ experience in entrepreneurship, consulting, and coaching to the local nonprofit sector. “I heard about SVP through my dear friend, Claire Clurman [Chair of the SVP Boulder County board, and former […] Read More »

Impact of SVP’s COVID-19 Response Task Force

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The impact of Social Venture Partners (SVP) Boulder County’s COVID Response initiative was discussed today on the Community Foundation of Boulder County’s radio show A Public Affair on KGNU 88.5 FM.  Host Jim Williams interviewed Joshua Silberstein, CEO of SVP, Allison Billings, Executive Director Impact on Education, and Debbie Pope, CEO of YWCA, on how […] Read More »

SVP Announces New Catapult Program Investee

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Social Venture Partners (SVP) Boulder County announces the most recent investee in its multi-year Catapult program. “In our efforts to support local nonprofits with a variety of programs and resources that strengthen strategy and management, the Catapult program matches our experienced Partners with nonprofit leaders to help them achieve their goals for greater organizational impact,” […] Read More »

SVP Stands With Our Community Fighting for Justice and Equality

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SVP Boulder County stands alongside our non-profit partners to envision a more vibrant and thriving Boulder County community for all. At this time of great unrest and pain in our country, our mission to harness the collective power of nonprofits and philanthropic change makers to accelerate community impact has never been more important. We won’t […] Read More »

Grantee Spotlight: Community Food Share

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Community Food Share – a “graduate” of SVP Boulder County’s Catapult program (2016-2019) – followed up with SVP Partner and psychotherapist Roland Evans recently for additional pro bono consulting related to navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. “When we first started working with Roland, we were down in fundraising and we had three new hires on our […] Read More »

Skillful Philanthropy During COVID-19

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Since mid-March, local nonprofits have been pushed to ask more of ourselves, more of our community, and more of the institutions we rely on to take care of one another. Along the way, we’ve seen how the COVID-19 crisis has exposed deep inequities (Boston Globe); at the same time, we’ve seen nonprofits and philanthropists rethink […] Read More »