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Combining business acumen with philanthropic passion, Social Venture Partners Tampa Bay helps local nonprofits better the community.

Social Venture Partners Tampa Bay, the local chapter of Social Venture Partners International, began its work in the Tampa Bay community in 2014. The organization works closely with carefully selected nonprofit organizations, helping them to tell their stories and create social enterprises to independently fund or expand their impact. SVP Tampa Bay hosts a yearly Fast Pitch event, the culmination of its accelerator program, which provides cash prizes to winning nonprofits.The formation of each organization’s pitch helps them tell their story, gain media exposure, and communicate their impact in the community. The Fast Pitch makes for a night to remember with a veritable who’s who of the nonprofit and business worlds, brought together around common interests for the greater good.  

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Social Venture Partners Tampa Bay

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Social Venture Partners Tampa Bay has been working with local nonprofits since its establishment in 2014. As a branch of the international Social Venture Partners organization, it employs philanthropic tactics to organize and assist smaller nonprofits in their work. Its partners and donors fuel SVP Tampa Bay in its efforts to unite and support small and local nonprofits. Subsets of charitable organizations such as these make a difference on a tangible, visible level. SVP Tampa Bay makes a difference to Tampa Bay by assisting others in achieving their goals of making a difference in the community.

Core values/mission statement

"What Happens when you take the potential of every individual, connect them to the people who are directly tackling our community issues, and challenge them to make a difference? We’ve seen what happens, and the results speak for themselves. Working hand in hand with groups within our community to guide them on being more sustainable long term to make a larger impact in Tampa Bay! Why reach one organization when you can reach 10, or even 20 all at one time? We believe in the power of capacity building to generate positive outcomes. Real outcomes from addressing real issues in our community."

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