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Social Venture Partners

It starts with one person. One person joins many people. Together they will help build communities able to solve our most entrenched problems.

That's SVP. A global network of local partners aligning passion and purpose.

Spring 2018 Social Venture Partners Denver Capacity Building Engagement Applications

SVP Denver, a Program of The Denver Foundation, is now accepting applications for capacity-building engagements. The deadline for submission is Friday, April 6th at 5:00 PM. Please follow the link below to navigate to SVP Denver's website for instructions on applying, as well as the application itself.

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About SVP

At Social Venture Partners Denver (SVP) we believe that nothing truly great is accomplished alone. So we help individuals, couples, and companies connect their passion with purpose to make a positive impact on the community.

  • We facilitate peer-learning and exposure to key social issues impacting the community.
  • We invest time, professional skills and pro bono consulting services in nonprofit and social enterprise organizations to help them examine their strategic priorities and tackle challenges that have thwarted their progress.
  • We support in-depth, hands on engagements with like-minded professionals to build business effectiveness in the nonprofit sector.
  • We teach about best practices and cutting-edge philanthropic issues.

If you are looking for a way to apply your high level skills to have a positive impact in the community or just want to learn and grow, reach out to us at SVP Denver.

SVP Denver highlights from 2017 include:

  • Over 1,000 volunteer hours given to investees/grantees to help their business effectiveness.
  • Capacity Building Engagements with 11 Metro-area nonprofit organizations.
  • A successful partnership with HomeAdvisor established.

SVP Denver in 2018:

  • 57 SVP volunteer members working with 12 nonprofit investees/grantees.
  • A 12-month leadership development program to support our members' development as strategic volunteers in collective philanthropy, and to help them learn specific content in key areas of nonprofit functioning.
  • A learning curriculum for effective practices in nonprofit business management

Take your philanthropy to the next level! Visit Social Venture Partners web site for more information and become a Partner today!