Cleveland Social Venture Partners
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The changing landscape of Cleveland’s urban core is a problem and an opportunity.
Rid-All Green Partnership has turned an empty and forgotten piece of land in Cleveland’s Kinsman Neighborhood into an urban farm that grows produce to bring healthy, local food to area institutions and citizens. Join us to learn how the tapestry of initiatives around Cleveland fits within the nationwide movement of sustainable communities linking social justice to environmental policy.
G. Keymah Durden, III.,one of three co-founders of Rid-All Green Partnership, will share how his organization helps people get in touch with the land to make a palpable difference in the lives of neighborhood residents.
Angela Park, founder/executive director of Diversity Matters in Vermont, will provide the national perspective to look at sustainable agriculture and food systems with a broad lens to engage burgeoning groups and a broad constituency.
6:30 p.m. – Networking, appetizers, wine, and soft drinks
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Panel and discussion
SVP Selects EDWINS as its Next Investee
Cleveland donor-volunteers to partner with innovative organization dedicated to
reducing recidivism and instilling leadership skills through culinary arts training
CLEVELAND – Social Venture Partners (SVP) – the philanthropic venture fund that supports nonprofit organizations in Cuyahoga County, Ohio – has awarded its eleventh multi-year grant to EDWINS Restaurant and Leadership Institute. Having selected EDWINS from a pool of 22 local nonprofit applicants, SVP will offer an initial $15,000 grant which is further leveraged by SVP’s commitment to provide volunteer consulting expertise, an essential component of its approach to strengthening Cleveland nonprofits.
Social Venture Partners (SVP) is the largest network of engaged donors in the world. We build powerful relationships among people and organizations committed to changing our world. With our collective power, we help individuals make a greater impact with their giving, we fund and strengthen nonprofits, and we equip our community to tackle our greatest social challenges.
SVP goes beyond philanthropy. Together, we unleash potential.
This three minute video was produced by SV2, one of the largest SVP chapters, located in Silicon Valley.