Theory of Change

Engaged philanthropists should understand the strategy an organization uses to achieve change in order to assess the impact of their giving or volunteering for that effort. In the foundation of […]

SVPI Chicago Conference: The Giving Code 2.0

From the 2018 Summit session: The Giving Code: Mindsets and Approaches of New Donors Presenters: Heather McCleod Grant (Co-Founder and Managing Director at Open Impact) Exploring both the supply and demand side […]

8-Step Roadmap Presentation from The Philanthropy Workshop

From the 2018 Summit session: The Philanthropy Workshop: An 8-Step Roadmap Presenters: Tracy Mack Parker (Senior Advisor with The Philanthropy Workshop) Senior Advisor with The Philanthropy Workshop, Tracy Mack Parker will distill […]

SVP Model Comparison Slide

From the 2018 Global Summit session: Shifting to a Community Focus Presenters: Mark Holloway (Executive Director of SVP Portland), Mark Argosh (Executive Director at SVP Connecticut), Jamie Damsker (Partner at SVP Charleston) and Tim Schottman (CEO at SVPI) […]

Introduction to Real-Time Strategic Planning and Theory of Change

A presentation introducing the concepts of Real-Time Strategic Planning and Theory of Change. The slide deck also includes examples of documents of documents that come out of the RTSP process: […]

Theory of Change: Part of Your Alignment and Impact Toolkit Worksheet

A worksheet for capturing external and internal contextual factors and strategic intent. This worksheet was used during the 2016 SVP Global Conference during a breakout session on Theory of Change […]

SVP Portland Change Map Glossary

A glossary of key terms for the SVP Portland change map and logic model.

SVP Portland Organizational Logic Model

A logic model of Portland’s objectives, strategies and outcomes for its community goal of kindergarten readiness.