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Partners Hear Update from Emergency Manager

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San Antonio has prepared well for the pandemic, however we are asked to maintain social distancing to help us get back to normal soon, was the message that Partners, SVPSA Fellows and members of this year's Master's Leadership Program heard from Partner Kevin C. Dinnin on a Zoom call on March 28. Read More »

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 this growing gap is the primary concern for nonprofit leaders who are quickly having to adapt to the community needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

February SVPSA Fellowship: Leading Fundraising

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The SVPSA Fellowship for February featured Partner Gwen Notestine who led the nonprofit leaders through a day of exercises on fundraising. We also were honored to host Laura Vaccaro, Vice President for Community Relations for Valero Energy. Thank you again to DOCUmation for hosting and being a sponsor for the Fellowship. The day began with […] Read More »

January SVPSA Fellowship: Focus on Leadership

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The year started strong with the SVPSA Fellowship where we focused on Leadership for the nonprofit leaders. Lunch guests were First Ladies of Bexar County and San Antonio.  Read More »

Investee Focus: Youth Code Jam Three Years Later

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Children are more confident, have better behavior, feel challenged and are learning skills for jobs of the future when they learn coding in elementary school. This is why, Social Venture Partner San Antonio's selected Youth Code Jam two and a half years ago for our first nonprofit investee. Thanks to hard work, visionary leadership at Youth Code Jam and coaching and investment from SVPSA and the community, the organization has blossomed Read More »

SVPSA Welcomes New Partners

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SVPSA hosted a New Partner Orientation in November and seven of our new 2019 Partners were able to attend, including (pictured left to right) Lauren Parker, Gwen Notestine, Jordan Abshier, Jeannie Frazier, Jamie Kowalski, (Justin Pawl, founding partner) Lisa Fullerton, (Cindy Jorgensen and Beth Woolfolk founding partners) and Nisi Bennett. Overall, SVPSA has added a dozen new partners (so far...) Read More »

SVPS Celebrates 2019 at Holiday Party

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A wonderful event was hosted on Dec. 10th by Board member Beth Woolfolk where we met some of our newest Partners and some of the nonprofit executives who are participating in the 2020 SVPSA Fellowship. We also honored outgoing and founding Chairman of the Board, Jennifer ... Read More »