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Going Beyond Philanthropy
SVP is a philanthropic organization, but we do more than give away money.
We connect people who want to give back and the nonprofits that make change possible – cultivating effective philanthropists and strong organizations that deliver greater impact, together.
Side by side, we will build a Puget Sound region where everyone thrives regardless of income or race.
When Futurewise joined SVP as Investee, the organization asked for help in evaluating their board structure. Read More »
We're all still beaming about the SVP Fast Pitch Final Showdown held on November 10th. The 8th annual Final Showdown was overflowing with energy and inspiration as the 11 SVP Fast Pitch finalists took the stage at Kane Hall at the University of Washington, followed by a innovator showcase for community members to engage with all 21 organizations that participated in Fast Pitch this year. A big thanks to everyone who was involved to make the night such a success!
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A few years ago, Summer Search was struggling with staff retention and they were concerned about the impact it was having on the students they serve. Mentorship is core to their program and turnover interrupted the relationships between students and staff, not to mention the general productivity loss associated with churn. They wanted to change this and reached out to SVP for help. Two years later, they are still reaping the benefits of a single volunteer project.
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October 30 @ 5:30 pm
Join us to kick-off the program year! During this event, we will preview the year ahead, have a conversation about what it means to be an SVP Partner, and explore how we can further our journey to have an even greater impact on our community. And of course, time for networking and connecting. Read More »
SVP Fast Pitch highlights and propels social innovation in the Greater Puget Sound region and beyond.