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Social Venture Partners is an accelerator that works alongside innovative nonprofits that support underserved teens in the 7-county metro area. We provide grants and pro bono consulting, and double the size of those we work with after three years of engagement.
We build powerful relationships and thriving communities through the amplifying impact of engaged philanthropy.
We elevate the lives of underserved teens by turbo-charging transformational social enterprises and philanthropic leaders.
See our 2018 Impact Report.
We are grieving and outraged by the horrific murder of George Floyd. Social Venture Partners Minnesota (SVP) stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. This moment calls on us to recommit to furthering our own anti-racist practices and to work towards eradicating systemic racism. Read More »
July 23, 7:00 pm
Join us for a discussion of White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo. White people in North America live in a social environment that protects and insulates them from race-based stress. This insulated environment of racial protection builds white expectations for racial comfort while at the same time lowering the ability to tolerate racial stress. White Fragility explores why it's so hard for white people to talk about racism and how we might build our capacity in the on-going work towards racial justice. Read More »