Tooting our horn!

We’re so pleased to share the exciting news that we’ve been selected as one of three finalists to compete for multi-year funding and skilled volunteer support from Social Venture Partners (SVP) Boston!

SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged donors, with more than 2,700 in total. There are 75 in Boston ranging from nonprofit executives to teachers to corporate leaders who pool annual gifts of approximately $6,000 to increase the impact of their philanthropy. Twice a year they take applications from non-profits for three years of funding. The finalists in this round were evaluated for their leadership, sustainability, societal impact and innovation, and stood out from the original pool of close to 20 applicants.

Over the next month, we’ll work with SVP to share more of our program with them and compete for multi-year support, including $100,000 in capacity building funds and access to a pool of highly skilled business professionals that provide hands-on support and counsel in key areas: strategy, business and financial planning, talent development, marketing and communications, board development, and impact measurement.

The other two finalists are Boston CASA and the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange. It goes without saying, but we’ll say it anyway—we’re honored to be in their company!