It starts with one person. One person joins many people. Together they will help build communities able to solve our most entrenched problems.
That’s SVP. A global network of local partners aligning passion and purpose.
Helping individuals realize greater impact with their giving, strengthening nonprofits, and investing in collaborative solutions – we make connections that make a difference. Connections that unleash potential.
“We’ve learned that we don't have all the answers....We're increasingly focused on collaborative engagements and an experience of mutual learning.” -- Abby Wesbrook. Our executive director, Abby, and our manager of Partner engagement and communications, Emily Troia, share about SVP Cleveland's ongoing equity journey, lessons we've learned so far, and where we're heading, on Giving Compass. Read More »
“I truly believe 2021 will be a year of making connections and helping others like never before. There was hope and a renewed sense of purpose that was born from such a tumultuous 2020,” SVP Partner Holly Mueller shares. Holly and fellow Partners—Cyndy Dunn, Stephen Hayden, and Evan Ishida—are looking at 2021 with passion for the opportunities ahead! Read More »
Six current and emeritus SVP Investees are brimming with enthusiasm for 2021—including new programs, new partnerships, and even new headquarters! This year holds a lot in store for Family Connections, Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank, Kinnect, Progressive Arts Alliance, University Settlement, and Youth Opportunities Unlimited. But we won’t steal their thunder. Read what they have to say! Read More »
SVP Partners Dick Cahoon and Tara Schmitt did an amazing job co-leading Partner workgroups through Investment Reimagined—the final stage of SVP applying an equity lens to reenvision how we engage with nonprofits. The results? Our updated traditional investment cycle and new opportunities for small and start-up nonprofits to partner with us! We asked Dick and Tara to reflect on where we’ve come from and where we’re heading. Read More »