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Nonprofits Report Funding Decreases but an Increase in Needs

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Nonprofits in San Antonio report an increase in need for services but also a drop in funding, loss of earned revenue and technology gaps to provide help in a nonprofit survey just released by Social Venture Partners San Antonio (SVPSA), The Nonprofit Council and United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County. How to fill […] Read More »

San Antonio Begins Community Dialogue for Future

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As 2020 gets started, San Antonio collaborative organizations and the City have scheduled discussions on how we must work together to address our most critical issues including poverty, literacy, affordable housing, graduation rates, transportation, environment, etc. As thought leaders in the City, we invite Social Venture Partners San Antonio and our network to be present during these discussions so […] Read More »

SVPSA to fund youth entrepreneurship and art programs

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(San Antonio, TX) Social Venture Partners San Antonio announced today it will invest in consulting and funding to three nonprofits in San Antonio for the 2019 grant cycle. SVPSA will provide $17,500 to Inspire Fine Arts Center, $25,000 to the Hispanic Leadership Development Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Raising and Inspiring Successful Entrepreneurs) program, and $2,500 to Youth […] Read More »

Nonprofits invited to apply for 2019 grants

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Call for LOI

Social Venture Partners San Antonio is announcing the 2019 Call for Letters of Inquiry for grants. This year’s area of emphasis remains children/youth/families at risk. The Social Venture Partners’ model is different from other funding organizations: We do not just write a check to nonprofits and ask to hear from them in a year. We […] Read More »

Justin and Michelle Pawl

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Justin and Michelle Pawl are Founding Partners of Social Venture Partners San Antonio. After moving to Texas from California in 2012, they saw a need to get involved with the community in a way that included giving dollars and time. Michelle has an environmental studies degree from University of California Santa Barbara. She has taught […] Read More »

Social Venture Partners SA filing for 501(c)3 status

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BLOG – Progress is being made as Social Venture Partners San Antonio (SVPSA), continues the process to change from a Donor Advised Fund at the San Antonio Area Foundation to a tax exempt public charity organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. The paperwork is started and SVPSA is expected to complete the transition early in 2019. “Our mission and […] Read More »

David Robinson discusses what drives his philanthropy at SVPSA gathering

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SVPSA Partners and prospective Partners met at the home of Beth Scantland Woolfolk for a “Philanthropy 101” program sponsored by Social Venture Partners International (SVPI).  John Eadie, Founding and Managing Director of Covenant presented the curriculum on “How to” Philanthropy. John speaks to this topic daily with clients and was a natural at presenting these […] Read More »