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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

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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
Diverse People Hands Together Partnership

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 »

Who Will Keep the Lights On? Equity, Philanthropy & COVID-19

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Who Will Keep the Lights On? Equity, Philanthropy & COVID-19

SVP Partner Larry Fox reflects on the need to philanthropy to address inequities, highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. "We, as leaders in philanthropy, now face an opportunity to name these disparities, and leverage our power and resources to mitigate them. We must collectively work toward a future in which the color of your skin, or zip code in which you are born, does not predict your life path." Read More »

Meet Our Newest Community Partner: Portland Children’s Museum

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Meet Our Newest Community Partner: Portland Children’s Museum

Through this new partnership, SVP will help Portland Children's Museum expand its capacity to become part of the solution for ensuring that all children in the Portland metro area have access to high-quality, culturally-responsive, and affordable preschool. Read More »