Who We Are
SVP provides a first-class philanthropic experience for professionals through hands-on engagement with nonprofits to help them build internal capacity and increase organizational effectiveness, education workshops to inform personal your philanthropic mission, and high caliber networking and development opportunities to help you grow as a leader.
We are philanthropically-minded individuals who are united by a passion for making a difference in the Denver community. Our partners range from young professionals to retirees with experience in the business, government, and nonprofit sectors across a range of fields such as technology, finance, marketing & communications, HR, accounting, law, research and venture capital.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEING A SVP PARTNER?
You will strengthen your roots in the Denver community through personal and professional networking. You will learn about the nonprofit sector through educational offerings on a variety of topics such as executive leadership, financial management, fundraising, operations and board governance. You will apply your skills by directly engaging in project that bring about tangible, lasting solutions for nonprofits. You will make a positive impact in the community, and you will become a more effective leader and philanthropist.
A FUND AND A PROGRAM OF THE DENVER FOUNDATION
We are a donor-advised fund (DAF) and a program of The Denver Foundation, Colorado’s oldest and largest community foundation serving the Metro Denver community. We provide an opportunity for donors to accomplish their charitable goals by providing opportunities for them to engage directly in the capacity building of Metro Denver nonprofits, many of which are funded by The Denver Foundation.
SVP Denver is part of a worldwide network of 40+ SVP affiliates existing in various cities in eight different countries, collectively supporting over 3,400 partners who give a combination of their time, talent and treasure to over 900 nonprofit and social enterprise organizations. Learn more about Social Venture Partners International and how we all amplify the impact of those out to do good by connecting and supporting donors, investors, nonprofits and social enterprises so we can make greater impact together.