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Hilary Sparks-Roberts, Executive Director
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What We Do: Social Venture Partners builds powerful relationships among people and organizations that make our world a better place. We cultivate effective philanthropists, fund and strengthen nonprofits, and invest in collaborative solutions to social challenges.
- Hilary Sparks-Roberts, Executive Director (Bio and Photo)
- Evan Ishida, Board President and Partner (Bio and Photo)
History: It was 2001. Two Clevelanders connected around their mutual desire to be more connected to the community. Striving to find the right way to do that and excited about the notion of “engaged philanthropy,” they reached out to the SVP network that was surfacing in Seattle. They recruited other to form a community to give back to the community and engage fully — using their time, talent, and treasure and make a real difference by strengthening nonprofits. Along the way, they grew and stretched themselves! Read more >>
By the Numbers
85+ members in Cleveland
19+ nonprofits funded
$3.7 million+ given to nonprofits in grants, volunteer consulting, partner donations, and direct operational impact.