Tag: Education Philanthropy

Social Venture Partners Closes Doors But Remains Committed

Early Childhood Education, News

May 12th, 2011

Social Venture Partners announced today that they will no longer operate after this year, noting that they will “discontinue operation under the current model.”  Board members intend to stay involved in advocacy for quality early childhood education, but have not determined the strategy through which they will do so. Their final investments...


When “Random Acts of Improvement” Aren’t Enough


April 13th, 2011

Forty-three years ago the residents, businesses and city streets of Wilmington, Delaware were under national guard protection.  Martin Luther King had just been slain and for ten months—the longest non-wartime occupation of any US city—Wilmington was on edge.  The traditional respect for our city’s diversity took a pretty big hit, and the...