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United to Learn

United to Learn mobilizes the community to close opportunity gaps in Dallas public elementary schools, accelerating student achievement and developing purposeful leaders. Read More »

The Vitamin Bridge

The Vitamin Bridge's mission is to bridge gaps for disadvantaged pregnant women by improving availability of prenatal vitamins and nutrition information through a network of first-touch community providers.​​​ Read More »

The Welman Project

The Welman Project connects schools and nonprofits with the community in ways that ignite creativity, environmental activism, and social responsibility. Read More »

T.R. Hoover

T.R. Hoover’s mission is to strengthen, empower, and provide holistic, collaborative services that impact the South Dallas community through affordable housing, economic, and community development. We advocate and address the issues of poverty, economic divestment, blight, infrastructure decline, neighborhood safety, and the rising levels of unemployment.  Read More »


First3Years has been working to give every child a great start since 1980. Today, we continue the tradition of supporting parents and caregivers by putting research to practice through training, mentoring, advocacy, and collaboration. Read More »

Dallas Hope Charities

Dallas Hope Charities provides food, shelter, and services that instill dignity, stability, and Hope For All. Read More »

The Educator Collective

Our mission is to empower educators by cultivating community, leadership, and professional practice. Read More »


We are passionate about enhancing your living environment through unique roommate matching tools that introduce you to optimal living companions and opportunities to connect with your community. Read More »


ImmSchools is an immigrant-led non-profit organization that partners with K-12 schools and educators to support undocumented students and families by leading professional development, immigrant-centered workshops, and organizing for immigrant-friendly policies. Read More »

National Alliance on Mental Illness - NAMI

NAMI provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives. Read More »

Deep Vellum Publishing

Deep Vellum was founded in 2013 with the mission to bring the world into conversation through literature. We are the heart and soul of the literary community in Dallas. Read More »


Founded in 2016, Artstillery creates performances centered around issues of racial, cultural, and social injustice. Read More »

Mosaic Family Services

Our Mission We support, educate, and empower the multicultural individuals and families of North Texas. Our [...] Read More »

Carson's Village

If you have never experienced the sudden loss of a loved one, you can’t prepare yourself for how many practical [...] Read More »

Seeds to STEM

Who We Are Seeds to STEM (STS) is a non-profit organization that works to successfully evaluate, educate, and [...] Read More »

Oasis Center

Oasis Center is a faith-based 501© (3) organization that focuses primarily on low/moderate income members of our [...] Read More »

Dallas Leadership Foundation

Dallas Leadership Foundation was founded in 1995 to glorify Christ by addressing the root issue facing challenged [...] Read More »


POETIC builds a pipeline out of the juvenile justice system and into intensive aftercare for girls who have been [...] Read More »

Rosa es Rojo

Rosa Es Rojo, Inc. makes wellness and cancer prevention accessible for the Latino women in America, starting in [...] Read More »

Faith in Texas

Faith in Texas is a nonpartisan, multi-racial, multi-faith grassroots movement of people united in values working [...] Read More »

Bachman Lake Together

Bachman Lake Together brings together partners and resources to that help families support their children's [...] Read More »

These organizations are tackling some of our community’s most pressing issues in North Texas. Social Venture Partners Dallas is proud to be a factor in their successes.

Deep Vellum Publishing

Deep Vellum was founded in 2013 with the mission to bring the world into conversation through literature. We are the heart and soul of the literary community in Dallas. Read More »

Mosaic Family Services

Our Mission We support, educate, and empower the multicultural individuals and families of North Texas. Our [...] Read More »

Oasis Center

Oasis Center is a faith-based 501© (3) organization that focuses primarily on low/moderate income members of our [...] Read More »

Dollars for College

Dollars for College, a matched savings program that disrupts poverty by encouraging aspirations of earning a degree. Read More »

Grant Halliburton Foundation

Grant Halliburton Foundation works to strengthen the network of mental health resources for children, teens and [...] Read More »

Journey of Hope Grief Support Center

Journey of Hope Grief Support Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing group grief support to [...] Read More »

Dallas Bethlehem Center

In partnership with South Dallas/Fair Park children and families, they create a brighter future through education, [...] Read More »

SVP Dallas is honored to have worked with many social impact organizations in the local community since 2000. The Partners of SVP have worked with these organizations to help further their mission. 

House of Shine

House of Shine is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to help students discover who they are and why their [...] Read More »

Promising Youth Alliance

Promising Youth Alliance ("PYA") is a first of its kinds collaborative enterprise among three of the nation’s most [...] Read More »

Heart House

The idea for Heart House was conceived by founders Suzanne Kiefer and Anna Land, while volunteering in the Vickery [...] Read More »

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures, nurturing children and [...] Read More »

Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill offers a weekly Preparatory Academy at Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas that provides a [...] Read More »

Family Gateway

Family Gateway's mission is to provide stability and life-changing supportive services to children and families affected by homelessness. Read More »

The Family Place

The Family Place provides safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence. Read More »


CitySquare offers a comprehensive array of social services that address four key areas related to the persistence of poverty: hunger, health, housing, and hope. Read More »

Junior Players

Junior Players encourages intellectual growth, mental well-being and the development of life skills in the youth of North Texas through mentoring, creative expression and participation in dramatic and arts activities. Read More »

Youth With Faces

Youth With Faces gives youth in the juvenile justice system a second chance to be more than a faceless statistic. [...] Read More »

Uplift Education

Uplift Education, a public charter school network that provides free, college-preparatory education in a community that has limited high-quality public education options. Read More »

Shared Housing Center

Shared Housing Center offers housing options and supportive services that foster independence, empowerment, and self-worth and to serve a multicultural, intergenerational population. Read More »

The Samaritan Inn

The Samaritan Inn the whole person, addressing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs - in addition to room and board. Read More »

NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship)

NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) offers schools and partners a unique combination of high-impact student programs with exceptional teacher training and support. Read More »

KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth

KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program, is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college preparatory public charter schools. Read More »

Educational First Steps

The mission of Educational First Steps is to increase the number of economically disadvantaged children receiving high-quality early childhood education. Read More »

Dallas Afterschool

Dallas Afterschool's mission is to increase the quality and availability of afterschool and summer programs in our community. Read More »

The Concilio

The Concilio impacts our community through two initiatives: Education and Community Health. Read More »

Lone Star Justice Alliance

Lone Star Justice Alliance (LSJA)recognizes the inherent shortcomings of a criminal justice system that is focused [...] Read More »

My Possibilities

My Possibilities is designed to provide people with cognitive disabilities the chance to continue their education. [...] Read More »


IGNITE launched in Texas in 2011 thanks to a grant from the Boone Family Foundation. Today they train young women [...] Read More »

Foundation for CHOICE

Not everyone gets an equal start in life, but we all have the capacity to elevate our lives from what they are to [...] Read More »

Aberg Center for Literacy

Aberg Center for Literacy is building richer lives, stronger families, and better communities through programs in [...] Read More »

First3Years (formerly TAIMH)

First3Years educates, advocates, and collaborates to advance the healthy development of infants and toddlers. Read More »


SkillQuest is a workforce intermediary lifting residents out of poverty through training and support. Read More »

Family Compass

Family Compass builds healthy families and communities by preventing child abuse and neglect. Read More »

National Council of Jewish Women

NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. Read More »

Readers 2 Leaders

Readers 2 Leaders helps children in West Dallas develop their reading and language skills to become life-long readers, learners, and leaders. Read More »

Leadership ISD

Leadership ISD educates and empowers business and community leaders to advocate for educational outcomes. Read More »

Education Opens Doors

Education Opens Doors helps prepare teens from low-income backgrounds for college and career. Read More »

Children at Risk

C@R seeks to improve children’s lives through strategic research, public policy analysis, education, collaboration and advocacy. Read More »

Rae’s Hope

Rae’s Hope supports the development of young girls from South Dallas, to empower at-risk girls to take charge of their lives and become productive members of their community. Read More »

North Texas Alliance to Reduce Teen Pregnancy (NTARuPT)

NTARuPT provides resources to reduce the pregnancy rate of teens in low-income communities. Read More »

Dallas Teacher Residency

Dallas Teacher Residency recruits and trains teachers to work in high-needs schools in Dallas. The SVP team is helping DTR build a board and create a governance model. Read More »

Friends of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy

The Friends of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy raises funds and support for the school, investing in and empowering endangered young men, in order to develop leaders and role models for our community Read More »

Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico

The ANM Ballet Folkolrico program has created a cutting-edge curriculum for its afterschool and summer cultural programs. Read More »

Reading Partners

Reading Partners is a nonprofit literacy organization that recruits and trains community volunteers to provide one-on-one reading tutoring to students in under-resourced schools across the country. Read More »

Mission Possible Kids

Mission Possible Kids is a nonprofit organization that is empowering kids to change the world, helping hundreds of thousands of people in need now and building the next generation of leaders, volunteers, and philanthropists. Read More »

Galaxy Counseling Center

Galaxy Counseling Center provides innovative mental health services to enrich the lives of the children, adults and families in our community. Read More »

Literacy Achieves (formerly VMLC)

Literacy Achieves works to equip non-English speaking adults and their young children with English literacy and life skills to promote self-sufficiency. Read More »


PediPlace provides quality, compassionate family-centered healthcare to North Texas children that have limited access to care. Children are given what they cannot access elsewhere...a chance at a healthy life. Read More »

Kids U

Kids U is committed to helping children complete their education by address their social, educational, personal, and environmental issues. Read More »

Mi Escuelita Preschool

Mi Escuelita is a nonprofit preschool that prepares young, economically disadvantaged children from all cultures for a “successful school experience.” Read More »

The Wilkinson Center

The Wilkinson Center mission is to transform the lives of Dallas families by providing pathways to self-sufficiency with dignity and respect. Read More »