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Dsvp.Overview.2009

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2009 DSVP Overview

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Dsvp.Overview.2009

  1. 1. doing good better
  2. 2. Our Mission <ul><li>We are a partnership of professionals, activists and foundations who are committed to strengthening our community through the thoughtful application of our collective dollars and business expertise. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Our Passions <ul><li>Improving the lives of North Texas children </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraging Dollars and Efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering with like-minded individuals </li></ul>
  4. 4. About Us <ul><li>1997 First Social Venture Partnership in Seattle </li></ul><ul><li>2000 Dallas Social Venture Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Over 130 Partners </li></ul><ul><li>15 Agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Invested over $1.5 Million in Social Investment Portfolio </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Work <ul><li>Social Investments </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged Philanthropy </li></ul><ul><li>Philanthropy Education </li></ul>
  6. 6. Social Investment Portfolio 2009
  7. 7. Investment Committee <ul><li>35-40 Partners </li></ul><ul><li>3 months </li></ul><ul><li>75 Letters of Intent/12 Proposals & Site Visits </li></ul><ul><li>1-2 Investees Annually </li></ul>
  8. 8. DSVP Investments <ul><li>Focus on Children and Education </li></ul><ul><li>Select compatible organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-year relationship and funding </li></ul><ul><li>General Operating Support </li></ul><ul><li>Emeritus Investments </li></ul>
  9. 9. Investment Overview
  10. 10. educationalfirststeps.org DSVP Lead Partner Bob Wood sharedhousing.org DSVP Lead Partne r Bob Wood apstrategies.org DSVP Lead Partner Bob Wood dallasconcilio.org DSVP Lead Partner Trude Van Horn Bob Wood 2001 2002 social investment portfolio
  11. 11. excap.org DSVP Lead Partner Stacy Cary upliftededucation.org DSVP Lead Partner Ellen Wood traconline.com DSVP Lead Partner Terri Barnes Steve Raab wilkinsoncenter.org DSVP Lead Partner Brian Smith Mark Frederiksen 2003 2004 social investment portfolio
  12. 12. nfte.com DSVP Lead Partner Susie Morrissey Randy Neal visionregeneration.org DSVP Lead Partner Dick Evans Bob Wright thesamaritaninn.org DSVP Lead Partner Karen Akin Margery Miller dallasafterschoolnetwork.org DSVP Lead Partner Steve Raab 2005 2006 2007 social investment portfolio
  13. 13. miescuelita.org DSVP Lead Partner Gillian Parrillo Pierre Cutler social investment portfolio 2007 youthvillagefoundation.org DSVP Lead Partner Lynn Thorby Scott Chase
  14. 14. Get Engaged! 2009
  15. 15. What do we mean by engaged philanthropy? <ul><li>Partnership Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Project-based engagements </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic planning; business plans; executive coaching; marketing and communications; any variety of business expertise can be put to use in our Portfolio! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. “ DSVP’s model isn’t just writing a check, it’s a good opportunity to be involved as much as you want and still feel fulfilled and make a difference.” - Mark Frederiksen, DSVP Partner and Lead Partner with The Wilkinson Center
  17. 17. The Wilkinson Center <ul><li>2004 Investee </li></ul><ul><li>Change in focus to expand services and extend geographic reach </li></ul><ul><li>Reaching more clients & growing their mission </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Collaboration </li></ul>
  18. 18. Philanthropy Education 2009
  19. 19. DSVP Philanthropy Education <ul><li>Raises awareness of community issues that impact children </li></ul><ul><li>Delivers practical strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights successful philanthropy </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps the Partnership connected </li></ul>
  20. 20. Get Inspired <ul><li>Our Inspirational Evenings feature leaders in the community who share their own giving philosophy. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Morton Myerson </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Curtis W. Meadows Jr. and Michael L. Meadows </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bob Buford </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lillie and Phil Romano </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Raymond Nasher </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Garrett Boone, Trammell S. Crow and David Litman </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ross Perot Jr. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Learn the Issues <ul><li>Smarter Investment & Smarter Engagements. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Planning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trends in Giving </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Poverty Awareness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drop-out Prevention </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early Education and Development </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Staying Connected <ul><li>First Friday Luncheons provide the opportunity to connect at lunch over a presentation from an Investee and other community leaders. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recruitment and Orientation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Investee Presentation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Happenings </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Education beyond Events <ul><li>Storytelling Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul>
  24. 24. Testimonials 2009
  25. 25. “ DSVP has a double-barreled mission, it not only is making grants, but is training future philanthropists to be more effective.” – Ellen Wood, DSVP Partner and Lead Partner for UPLIFT Education
  26. 26. “ DSVP has afforded us leadership and wise counsel.” -Merriott Terry, Executive Director Educational First Steps
  27. 27. “ DSVP challenges us to think creatively to see how we can collaborate and cut costs. We need the check, but more importantly, we need the partnerships.” -Gayle Nave, Executive Director of Mi Escuelita Preschool
  28. 28. DSVP Partners 2009
  29. 29. Our Individual Partners <ul><li>Have achieved significant success </li></ul><ul><li>Represent a diverse cross-section of community minded individuals </li></ul><ul><li>CEOs, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, community volunteers, retired professionals, emerging leaders </li></ul>
  30. 30. Our Foundation Partners <ul><li>The Dallas Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>The Meadows Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>M.R. & Evelyn Hudson Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Marie Kesse Lelash Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation </li></ul>
  31. 31. Our Corporate Partners <ul><li>Socially Responsibility and Community Minded </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to their Executive Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in our Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Provide outreach opportunities for all employees </li></ul>
  32. 32. Support DSVP 2009
  33. 33. Want to Help? <ul><li>Become a Partner </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Individual </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Give to the DSVP Investment Fund – make a contribution that is guaranteed a match and engaged partnering </li></ul>

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