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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.

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    During the Winter Meeting we reflected on the practices of land acknowledgement, heard from leadership about the future of the SVP network, and learned from two SVP Seattle Investees at the end of their capacity building relationship. Read More »

    Futurewise launched their Washington Can’t Wait Campaign to fight for action on climate change, environmental justice and affordable housing by passing the biggest changes to the Growth Management Act in three decades. Read More »

    Camie Goldhammer, Daybreak Star Doulas’ program manager, and her team of doulas provid postpartum care critical to indigenous women. At Daybreakstar Doulas, they take on the traditional role of a grandma or an auntie — they are bringing indigenous practices of women supporting women back to their community. Read More »

    Stay up-to-date on what’s going on at SVP Seattle. This report is a glimpse into the actions and conversations that SVP Seattle and our Investees are having to drive social and equitable change. Read More »

    Take a deeper look into the work of SVP Investee, Washington Green Schools (WGS), and how they adapted all their programing virtually. Meredith Lohr, WGS's Executive Director, shares the impact from their capacity building volunteer projects completed in their first three years as an Investee. Read More »

    Featured Events

    Panel Discussion | Education during COVID-19

    March 3 @ 4:00 pm

    Join us in hearing from 3 experts in the education field. We will hear from Erin Okuno from SESEC, Sharonne Navas from EEC, and Bernadette Merikle from CCER. Learn about what has changed in the education sector during the pandemic. Read More »

    SVP New Partner Onboarding

    January 21 @ 4:00 pm

    Welcome new SVP Partners! In the New Partner Onboarding, we’ll give you the lay of the land for Social Venture Partners.

    Prospective Partner Happy Hour

    February 16 @ 4:30 pm

    Join us to explore how SVP can help you realize greater impact with your giving. Partners and staff will provide a brief overview of SVP, discuss how they’re involved, and share their perspectives on how they and the community gain from the work.

    Read More »

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