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Social Venture Partners is an international network of engaged philanthropists who invest time, money and professional expertise in local non-profits. Through our model of venture philanthropy, we seek to effect significant, long-term positive social change in our community.

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  • Current News

    From finance to governance risk compliance, she's a woman of many talents and a late-night chef to boot! It's time to meet one of our newest SVP Partners. Read More »

    The Vancouver Writers Festival is in full swing this week over on Granville Island. Getting into the spirit of things, we popped across the hall to ask some of our favourite bookworms at the ONE TO ONE Literacy Society for some recommendations. Read More »

    An ad hoc Impact Strategy Committee has been developed to explore potential opportunities to enhance the impact of SVP’s activities. Read More »

    SVP’S IT Shared Services has six Investee projects lined up and are discussing more. The only thing holding these projects back is funding—and you can help. Read More »

    Featured Events

    Brainstorming Session: BabyGoRound

    November 25 @ 4:00 pm

    Join us for a brainstorming session that will help BabyGoRound get started on their Year 1 objectives. Read More »

    Foundations of Cyber Security for Non-Profits

    November 21 @ 10:00 am

    In this webinar, SVP Parnter Michael Argast, a 20-year veteran of the cyber security industry, will cover the foundational elements of cyber security for non-profits. Read More »

    SVP Holiday Cheer Party 2019

    December 5 @ 5:00 pm

    Join the SVP community and alumni Investee KidSafe at this holiday event. We'll be stuffing stockings for kids participating in KidSafe's winter program while enjoying some drinks, snacks, and good company.  Read More »