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Student Stories at Youthworx

Alice Before I found youthworx my life was pretty different for me, I wasn't working, not type of education for [...] Read More »


This is the second year of our relationship with YL4L and we continue to contribute YL4L across governance, [...] Read More »

2020 Past Events

SVPM held two Paul Higgins presentation about the Future Impacts of COVID-19.  These events were well [...] Read More »

Kids Like Us

The major focus for the past 3 months has been the adjustment to the Covid-19 world. All service delivery was [...] Read More »

Good Cycles

Good Cycles have rapidly “pivoted” their business to adjust to the COVID-19 environment and business conditions. [...] Read More »

100 Story Building

Thank you. A few weeks ago, we reached out to you, our loyal supporters, with a request. To [...] Read More »

Youth Live4Life - News

At SVP Melbourne, we are proud to again support Life4Life this year.  This is especially important during this [...] Read More »

Youth Live4Life

This was the first year of our relationship and we focused on working collaboratively and interactively with the [...] Read More »

Good Cycles

Cory Boardman (Product and Membership Manager),Tony Morgan (SVPM), Liam Crowley (General Manager), Leah Rushford [...] Read More »

Good Cycles

SVP Melbourne is support ‘The City Services Scoping Project’, which presents an opportunity to scale in a [...] Read More »

How Social Venture Partners Began

Read here about Paul Brainerd and his wife, Debbi, who established Social Venture Partners. SVP now has over 40 [...] Read More »

I CAN Network Update

I CAN Network is driving a rethink of autism, from 'I Can't' to 'I CAN', mentoring the 'awe' in AWEtism through [...] Read More »

Youthworx Update

  Exciting news at Youthworx, as they have secured the space downstairs and are now able to expand their [...] Read More »

100 Story Building Update

"SVP Melbourne's first investee, 100 Story Building, a custom-designed children's creative space in Footscray, [...] Read More »

SVP Melbourne as a Case Study

Giving Circles Asia has used the SVP Melbourne story as a case study of setting up a philanthropic venture in [...] Read More »

SVP Melbourne and the I CAN Network

The I CAN Network was one of two shortlisted candidates for SVP Melbourne's 2015 grant round. As we announced here [...] Read More »

Journey to being an SVP Partner: Paula Giles

Read Paula's SVP journey in this interview with herself! Read More »

Applying engaged philanthropy to 100 Story Building: some reflections

After our Partners voted overwhelmingly for 100 Story Building to be SVP Melbourne's first investee in October 2014, it was up to Lead Partners, Paul Higgins and Susan Keyes Pearce, to work out how to put SVP's engaged philanthropy model to practice. Read More »

Paul Higgins: SVP Melbourne's Co-Lead Partner for 100 Story Building

Paul Higgins is SVP Melbourne's Co-Lead Partner for our first investee, 100 Story Building. Read on about his journey with SVP.... Read More »