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Sarah’s Equity Journey

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

We are living in a time of outrage and unrest, as George Floyd’s murder reminds us of the deep and systemic racial inequities in our country. As the white mother of a mixed-race child, Sarah Cohen-Doherty, Community Impact Manager, reflects on her personal equity journey and how she is responding to the current tensions of today. Read More »

SVP Stands In Solidarity With Our Community Partners

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland
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As supportive allies in our community, we are deeply saddened and outraged by the horrific murder of George Floyd, and feel powerless to reconcile the ongoing protests and violent response by law enforcement. Many Partners have expressed feeling hopeless, and are perhaps anxious to lend their support in the moment. Here's how you can help. Read More »

SVP Portland Welcomes New Board Members

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland
We are proud to welcome three new Partners to our Board of Directors!

We are proud to welcome three new Partners to the SVP Portland Board of Directors! The Board provides leadership for SVP’s mission to mobilize the time, money, and influence of our Partnership for investment in our community. Read More »

SVP Portland Exercises Its “Magic” in the Time of COVID-19

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

Our capacity building work continues throughout the COVID-19 crisis, and with renewed importance and urgency. Director of Community Impact, Rose Rezai, shares how SVP Partners are focusing efforts on what is already working well, and also sharpening our tools to be of greater service to the emerging community needs. Read More »

Partners Provide Support for Child Care Businesses

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

During these challenging times, it is neighbor helping neighbor that uplifts our spirits and makes Oregon communities stronger. A group of Partners from SVP Portland, working in collaboration with early childhood advocates, has done just that, helping Oregon's struggling child care providers with the creation of the Oregon Child Care Provider Relief Guide. Read More »

SVP Portland Helps Community Partners Secure $3.3M in Federal Funds

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland
SVP Portland Helps Community Partners Secure $3.3M in Federal Funds

We are living in unprecedented times. The twin crises of COVID-19 and an economic recession will have short- and long-term ramifications for our community. Fortunately, SVP Portland was able to quickly form a team of Partners to help nonprofits navigate the complicated landscape of economic relief, including securing Paycheck Protection Program funding. Noel Johnson, Lead Partner, shares about the team’s work. Read More »

How Communities Are Leading The Way With Effective Solutions

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland
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As the world collectively navigates the shock and pain of a "new normal" fueled by the uncertainty and grief of the COVID-19 pandemic, SVP Portland is looking to resilient communities here in Oregon, to lead the way into the future. Read More »