SVP Calgary - Learn About Engaged Philanthropy

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Interested in the engaged philanthropy model? Learn about Social Venture Partners Calgary!

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  • Our goal is to help nonprofits build up their resources, so that they can be more self-sustaining.
  • SVP Calgary - Learn About Engaged Philanthropy

    1. 1. This matters.
    2. 2. An International Network of Affiliates
    3. 3. Our Mission <ul><li>Investing time, expertise and money in local non-profits ('Investees') to strengthen their organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>Educating individuals ('Partners') to be well informed, effective and engaged philanthropists. </li></ul>Social Venture Partners Calgary has a dual mission to catalyze significant, long-term positive social change in their communities by:
    4. 4. A New Kind of Giving, A New Attitude of Giving <ul><li>Money and Expertise together </li></ul><ul><li>Impact is exponential </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pooling of partner donations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverage money with partner expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Carefully selected agencies at critical stage of development </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic investing in the non-profit world increases capacity in the long-term </li></ul>
    5. 5. Investing.
    6. 6. Investing <ul><li>SVP Calgary: >$1,550,000 in 8 years </li></ul><ul><li>Across the network > $25MM in 11 years </li></ul><ul><li>The focus is on early intervention: children, youth and education </li></ul><ul><li>Agency selection is an active process by the Investment Committee </li></ul>
    7. 7. Investment Committee Get Smarter Due Diligence Year 1 Year 2 - 5 Identify focus area & solicit applicants Select Investee Annual Reviews Graduation
    8. 8. The Investment Cycle Builds Strength <ul><li>SVP is unique among donors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unrestricted funding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility in grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long term </li></ul></ul>Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 SVP Granting Agency Capacity
    9. 9. Engaging.
    10. 10. Engaging <ul><li>SVP Calgary is an eye-opening, challenging and meaningful way to give back </li></ul><ul><li>“ Engagement” in SVP takes on different forms unique to each Partner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Short-term project-based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding new partners </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Connecting Matters <ul><li>Partners are often seeking a deeper and more meaningful way to give back than charitable donations in the past </li></ul><ul><li>We learn more about philanthropy and the community </li></ul><ul><li>Gain inspiration from senior philanthropists and community leaders on the front lines </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy the fellowship of a community of like-minded social investors </li></ul>
    12. 12. Advancing.
    13. 13. SVP Kids <ul><li>When SVP Kids try their hand at philanthropy, they ‘get it’ </li></ul><ul><li>The core program is a mini-version of the SVP Calgary investment cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Many Partners say it’s the best reason of all for joining </li></ul>
    14. 14. Advancing <ul><li>Supporting Calgary agencies today and educating philanthropists of tomorrow makes a difference, paying dividends over the long term </li></ul><ul><li>A dual mission: investing directly into the community and in Partner education </li></ul><ul><li>Finding your philanthropic passion </li></ul>
    15. 15. Becoming a Partner <ul><li>Individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Couples (“Partner Units”) </li></ul><ul><li>Join with a friend </li></ul><ul><li>$5,000 per year (minimum of two years), annual thereafter </li></ul><ul><li>Charitable tax receipt </li></ul>
    16. 16. Ways to Donate <ul><li>Cheque </li></ul><ul><li>Installments </li></ul><ul><li>Gifts of Securities (capital gain is exempt from tax) </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate matching </li></ul>
    17. 17. This is a lot to think about….. <ul><li>Read through “This Matters” </li></ul><ul><li>Get a closer look: We invite you to join us at all of our events </li></ul><ul><li>www.svpcalgary.org </li></ul><ul><li>403.266.5305 </li></ul>
    18. 18. Growing, connecting, laughing, learning, dreaming, giving. Making a difference in Calgary. This matters.

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