September 2018 News and Happenings!
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Welcome New Partners
L to R: Michael Swanson, Jeanne Rudelius, Karin Stone, Danielle Denney Moriarity, Michael Moriarity, John Ratelle. Not pictured: Michelle Martin

SVP Minnesota is delighted to welcome seven new Partners! They  bring their skills and commitment to elevating the lives of underserved teens as they join our growing community of Partners. See the full list of Partners here .

Are you interested in amplifying your own philanthropy? Contact Ann Herzog-Olson to discuss why being a SVP Partner is the right fit for meeting your philanthropic goals.
Corporate Partner Spotlight

Marsh & McLennan Companies joined SVP Minnesota as a Corporate Partner in January 2018. Six talented employees have already brought their expertise to our due diligence process and to working with Investees. Simultaneously, these individuals are learning, expanding their networking circles and bringing valued skills back to their workplace. Read more>>
Upcoming Events
Events are open to the public and all are welcome. Contact us if registration fees present a barrier to participation.
Grant Cycle Update

Our due diligence team has launched! 30 LOIs were received and 10 nonprofit organizations responded to the invitation for a RFP. Now our due diligence team is hard at work reviewing and vetting applications. Following thoughtful and analytical discussions, two finalists will be selected to pitch their case for support at Pitch Night on November 29 at 5:30pm. Mark your calendar!
Stay Connected

Did you know that SVP Minnesota is building its online presence? You can find us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. Follow us on social media and help us widen our reach!
Equity Corner

Join us on September 27 for an interactive evening: "Unique Lives, Unique Perspectives...An Exploration of Identity, Privilege and Bias." Come with an open mind for meaningful conversation and a willingness to truly listen.
  • Roots for the Home Team has expanded to Milwaukee and established a partnership with the Brewers Community Foundation. Read about it>>
  • Spark-Y is growing! They moved into their new home in the Casket Arts Building in August. Watch Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey speak about their work.
  • SVP Minnesota Executive Director, Ann Herzog-Olson, is engaged to be married to David Drewiske.
    Liv McKinnon
  • Partner Trevor McKinnon and his wife Kelsey welcomed baby Liv Lorene on June 21. Liv is little sister to Surrey (6) and Bennett (3).
  • Partner Ellie Singer celebrated her son Eric's marriage to Michelle Dunaski on August 11 in Oregon.
  • Partner Michael Swanson celebrated the marriages of both his daughters this summer.
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