Social Venture Partners Minnesota Now Accepting Proposals for Spring 2019 Capacity Building Grant

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Social Venture Partners Minnesota (SVP) is now accepting proposals (RFP) for their spring 2019 Capacity Building Grant.

For this grant cycle, SVP seeks to invest in one nonprofit that serves the social, developmental, and/or educational needs of underserved Somali and/or East African teens (ages 12-21).

SVP’s investment is a combination financial grant and pro bono consulting services to build nonprofit capacity. SVP typically provides three years of grants up to $25,000 per year to be used for general operating support. SVP is committed to performance-based multi-year funding of its grantees out of a belief that this creates the greatest potential for improving the nonprofit’s organizational effectiveness.

View complete guidelines, vetting procedures and deadlines here. Submit proposals to by Thursday, February 14, 2019, no later than 5 p.m. CST.

SVP will host two information sessions about the grant:

  1. January 24 // 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  // Online Webinar - Register here.
  2. January 31 // 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. // In person at Cedar Commons - Register here.

If you have any questions concerning the guidelines or our selection process, please reach out to SVP staff at, or call 952.933.5560.