What We Do

How We Do It

We Support in Three Ways:

Multi-year, unrestricted financial support

Non-Profit Capacity Building

Fast Pitch

MULTI-YEAR UNRESTRICTED FINANCIAL SUPPORT

SVP Calgary provides unrestricted, general operating support.

We seek to partner for three to five years, with reviews held annually. Our grants range from $10,000 to $25,000 per year. We understand that organizational growth takes time and we trust that our partner non-profits know where funds are best used.

Non-Profit Capacity Building

We help build the ‘nuts and bolts’ of an organization, to allow them to achieve greater impact. We assist non-profits in the development of core skills, management practices, strategies and systems in the areas of human resources, Board development and governance, and more.

Fast Pitch

Essential to any organization’s success is the ability to communicate their value and impact in a compelling way. Fast Pitch is a guided learning experience where over the course of two months, selected non-profit leaders work alongside coaches who train and guide them on how to succinctly and powerfully “tell their story.”

The program culminates in a “Fast Pitch” competition – where finalists share their stories in front of a live audience of 400 and local judges. Since the program began in 2012, we have given away more than $220,000 to local non-profits.

How to Get Involved