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These organizations are providing Pathways out of Poverty for Tucsonans and building a community where everyone thrives.

They are tackling some of our community’s most pressing issues in educational attainment, family stability, and youth resiliency including, but not limited to: access to STEM education, literacy, job training, youth mentorship, and so much more. SVP is honored to be their accomplice.

Make Way for Books

Twenty years ago, Make Way for Books’ founder Dr. Mary Jan Bancroft found that many of the preschools and [...] Read More »

Single Mom Scholars

SMS, which began four years ago as Helping Hands for Single Moms and is now part of Interfaith Community Services [...] Read More »


JobPath provides opportunity for underserved adults to achieve financial independence through improved education [...] Read More »

SVP is honored to have worked with 9 Tucson nonprofits since 2007.

Higher Ground

Higher Ground believes that it takes a community to raise a child. They factor in all aspects of a student’s life [...] Read More »


STEM is a majorly underserved piece in our education system. SARSEF, however, is changing our environment by [...] Read More »

Old Pueblo Community Services

OPCS sees those forgotten and underserved individuals in our community—homeless veterans, persons returning from [...] Read More »

Literacy Volunteers of Tucson

Literacy Volunteers of Tucson transforms lives and enriches the community by teaching adults at the lowest literacy levels to read, write and speak English. Read More »

Sunnyside Parents as Teachers

Sunnyside Parents As Teachers is an evidence-based early childhood family education and support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten, with demonstrated positive outcomes for children, families and communities. Read More »


Every year at VOICES, young people age 14 to 21 come eager to tell stories about their lives—what has happened to them, what they dream, theorize or wish, and their musings and investigation of the world around us. Read More »

Make Way for Books

Make Way for Books is an early childhood literacy non-profit that provides programs from birth to age five that help to ensure that children arrive in first grade with the necessary early literacy skills to be successful. Read More »

Tucson Youth Development

Get to know a little more about our newest Investee, Tucson Youth Development (TYD), which helps youth gain life skills for employment. With a strategic plan now in place, what will we tackle next? Read More »

Youth On Their Own

Youth On Their Own is dedicated to supporting the high school graduation and continued success of homeless youth by providing financial assistance, basic human needs and guidance. Read More »

Literacy Connects/Reading Seed

SVP Partners helped to facilitate a merger of 5 literacy organizations in Tucson now known as Literacy Connects. Read More »