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SVP Summer Social Series 2017

Posted by SVP Vancouver

Are you serious about creating social change? Do you have questions about how we can really help children and youth at risk? Are you ready to dive into some serious dialogue with experts in non-profit impact?

We’re thrilled to announce SVP’s Summer Social Series events featuring leading voices in social impact: three separate evenings with a select group of your peers, hosted in fellow Partners’ homes with delicious wine and food; a treat for your body and mind.

Step 1… pick a session (or three):

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July 13, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm in West Vancouver

Grant-making: How do we make philanthropy actually work? Special guests, Kevin McCort, President and CEO of the Vancouver Foundation and Jennifer Johnstone, President and CEO of Central City Foundation

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August 11, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm in Kitsilano

Measuring Social Impact: Is it possible? Special guest, Yuri Fulmer, Chair of the Canadian Federation of United Way.


September 8, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm in Point Grey/UBC

Collective Impact: An SVP Portland case study on Kindergarten Readiness. Special guests, Mark Holloway, SVP Portland ED and Larry Fox, SVP Portland Partner since 2009, and Janet Austin, CEO of the YWCA.



We urge you to sign up for the event that is most interesting to you, as dialogue will be encouraged with the intention to create better informed Partners through this meaningful engagement opportunity with local thought leaders.

Please indicate your interest by clicking HERE and listing, in order of preference, the Summer Social Series event(s) you’d like to attend. We’ll confirm your attendance with a formal invitation.

Questions? Contact Gina.