The investment (grantmaking) process is partner driven and incorporates many investment characteristics of venture capitalists. These include:
Partners identify the funding areas for investments (grants) and the size of investments to be made. When we select the nonprofit organization for funding, we look for organizations that deliver their program well, but who would like to make improvements in their infrastructure or "business" side of their organization.
For additional information about Cleveland SVP's investment program, read our Investment FAQs.
If your organization would benefit from the financial support as well as the volunteer consulting service of Cleveland SVP Partners, and if you are interested in establishing a relationship with Cleveland SVP, click here to request a copy of our grant guidelines.