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How SVP’s Resources Make a Significant Difference

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

Social Venture Partners Portland (SVP) continually seeks to understand how our investments create tangible change for families and communities who need them. One most recent example is IRCO (Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization), which continues to grow its early childhood impact, in part due to a multi-year grant combined with SVP Partner expertise, most recently through a new investment of our human capital.  Read More »

Contract Announcement: Equity Collaborative Coordination

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

The Early Childhood Equity Advocacy Collaborative seeks a Contractor to serve as its coordinator and facilitator. Interested parties should submit a two page proposal detailing how they would accomplish the work detailed under “contract responsibilities” and their hourly rate to Rose Rezai (rose@svpportland.org) by 5 p.m. on 12/4/19. Read More »

SVP Portland Welcomes New Board Members

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland
SVP Portland Welcomes New Board Members!

We are proud to welcome four new Directors to SVP Portland’s Board! The Board provides leadership for SVP’s mission to mobilize the time, money, and influence of our Partnership for investment in our community. Read on to find out why each Partner joined our Board.  Read More »

SVP Portland: The Beginning

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

SVP Portland was founded similarly to many of our Community Partners—as a concept focused on making our community a better place for children and families. For nearly 20 years, we have practiced venture philanthropy: leveraging the money, skills, and influence of SVP Partners in local nonprofits and collaborations. Read on to hear directly from one of our founders about the beginning of SVP Portland.  Read More »

Albina Head Start: A Two-Generational Approach

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

This is the type of program that probably wouldn’t have happened without the work of a committed SVP Portland volunteer team able to bring organizations together to create a win-win-win program. Now more Albina Head Start families will be financially secure, which should mean that young children have a more stable family life.   Read More »

Partners of the Month: Julie Gray and Vân Truong

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

November is here and we are recognizing two of our stellar Partners this month: Julie Gray and Vân Truong. Julie and Vân teamed up this summer to plan and implement our Partner learning opportunities for 2020. Their vision for 2020 is to engage the SVP Partnership in informative, relevant, and fun learning opportunities. Read More »

Workforce Development: A Critical Piece of the Puzzle

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland
SVP Portland invests in the Threads of Justice Collective

With funding on the horizon from both the Student Success Act at the State level the Preschool for All initiative with Multnomah County, now is the time to build the Threads of Justice Collective’s capacity to meet the growing workforce development needs. ToJC’s programs are vital to building a robust, skilled early learning workforce. Read More »