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Request for SVPP Capacity Building Investment Proposals

Request for SVPP Capacity Building Investment Proposals

Portland's Social Venture Partners seeks investment proposals from nonprofit organizations and schools in the four-country region* around Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington, that have effective programs and strong leadership, but face an opportunity to advance to a higher level of impact and effectiveness by strengthening their underlying infrastructure.  SVPP is currently invested in five organizations through this fund (see Current Investments) and CASH Oregon in our Social Venture Fund.

Investment Guidelines.  Access more information, investment guidelines and the proposal cover sheet forms on the SVPP website through the following link: SVPP's Capacity Building Fund

Deadline.  Proposals of five pages maximum (and more concise ones appreciated!) must be submitted by close of business February 12, 2010.  A proposal narrative and completed cover sheet should be sent together to [email protected]

Information Session.  SVPP strongly encourages any organization or grant preparer who did not attend an SVPP investment information session in 2009 to attend the one on January 20, 2010, 8:30-9:30am at the NW Center for Philanthropy, 221 NW Second Avenue, Third Floor.  RSVP for this session by noon on January 20th at [email protected]

Submit Contact Information.  If you are nonprofit, school or grantwriting representative and would like to receive notification of future RFPs and news about SVP Portland submit contact information at the following link: Contact Us

*Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington Counties in Oregon; Clark County, Washington

Mark Holloway