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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.

What We're Talking About

Hear from SVP Seattle Executive Director Emiko Atherton as she shares a preview of what’s in the works at SVP in the Fall. We’ll preview the year ahead and explore how we can further our journey to have a greater impact within our community. Read More »

We now look to evolve and realign SVP Seattle around a framework for philanthropy that centers racial equity and catalyzes systems change. Our journey is about evolving how we practice philanthropy: using new techniques and prioritizing work that changes unjust systems. Read More »

As we reflect on the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, hear from the Portfolio Grant Committee about the emerging themes they captured from all of SVP Seattle's capacity building Investees. Read More »

Hear from SPEB's Executive Director Regina Elmi about how their mission and vision will expand to cultivate multiculturalism and their growing work in advocacy. Read More »

The Social Venture Partners model was created in 1997, in Seattle, Washington. The vision was a philanthropic community that borrowed from venture capital practices and made highly engaged investments of money, resources and business expertise in local nonprofit organizations, with the aim of developing their capacity and sustainability. Read More »

Featured Events

Making Tomorrow Better: Advocacy and Organizing with YDEKC

October 6 @ 12:00 pm

Join us in hearing from experts discuss trends in effective advocacy strategies, as well as gaps and opportunities specific to King County. Read More »

Philanthropy Learn & Connect – Building on the Blueprint

October 28 @ 11:00 am

Join leaders from Social Venture Partners International as they illuminate their theory of change and the process behind its creation.

SVP Seattle – Fall Partner Meeting

December 9 @ 4:00 pm

Join us to share and celebrate our fall program accomplishments! During this event, we will explore how we can further our journey to have an even greater impact on our community. Read More »

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