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Social Venture Partners

A global network of local partners aligning passion and purpose.

three stars

84.69

220 2nd Avenue South Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 471-0410   Web Site
EIN: 91-1894424

Board Leadership
Sofia Michelakis
Board Chair

CEO
Sudha Nanadagopal
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.69 three stars
  Financial 84.39 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SVP builds powerful relationships among people and organizations that are out to make the world a better place. With a network of more than 3500+ engaged donors in 40 cities, we help individuals amplify their giving, fund and strengthen nonprofits and equip our communities to tackle our greatest social challenges – together. Partners in the SVP Network pool their funds and together they make multi-year, unrestricted gifts to carefully vetted nonprofit investees with proven potential for social change. Partners also contribute their business and professional expertise to the nonprofits, all with the goal of strengthening the nonprofit and increasing its impact. Central to this work is the opportunity for Partners to learn about strategic philanthropy so they can make the greatest impact possible with their time, talent and financial investment.

SVP builds powerful relationships among people and organizations that are out to make the world a better place. With a network of more than 3500+ engaged donors in 40 cities, we help individuals amplify their giving, fund and strengthen nonprofits and equip our communities to tackle our greatest social challenges – together. Partners in the SVP Network pool their funds and together they make multi-year, unrestricted gifts to carefully vetted nonprofit investees with proven potential for social change. Partners also contribute their business and professional expertise to the nonprofits, all with the goal of strengthening the nonprofit and increasing its impact. Central to this work is the opportunity for Partners to learn about strategic philanthropy so they can make the greatest impact possible with their time, talent and financial investment.

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Financial

three stars

84.39

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Social Venture Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Social Venture Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Social Venture Partners (WA) 84.69 three stars
Institute for Policy Studies (DC) 88.57 three stars
Independence Institute (CO) 91.27 four stars
Health Policy Institute of Ohio (OH) 91.45 four stars
Economic Policy Institute (DC) 90.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,918,601
   Federated Campaigns $180,581
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,099,182
   Program Service Revenue $107,866
Total Primary Revenue $2,207,048
   Other Revenue $52,554
TOTAL REVENUE $2,259,602
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,991,871
   Administrative Expenses $315,252
   Fundraising Expenses $109,494
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,416,617
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-157,015
   
Net Assets $1,002,496

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Philanthropy Development $510,978 25.7%
Direct Grants And Consulting For Investees $476,255 23.9%
Statewide Capacity Collaborative $432,885 21.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 12/01/2019 84.69 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 83.35 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.83 three stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 86.09 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 91-1894424
Name in IRS Master File SOCIAL VENTURE PARTNERS
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date November, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$63,000 2.60% Solynn Mccurdy CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$94,853 3.92% Tanya Anderson Director Of Finance

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Social Venture Partners (WA) 84.69 three stars
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (MA) 87.08 three stars
NALEO Educational Fund (CA) 91.11 four stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 92.53 four stars
Colorado Center on Law and Policy (CO) 94.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Social Venture Partners
220 2nd Avenue South
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 471-0410
EIN: 91-1894424

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Board Leadership

Sofia Michelakis
Board Chair

CEO

Sudha Nanadagopal
President & CEO

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