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- Philanthropy 101: More than just writing a check. Biz Tucson, Summer 2011 By: Romi Carrell Wittman. SVPGT was featured in Biz Tucson about our unique approach to philanthropy and effecting positive social change.
- Pima Medical Institute: a father’s growing legacy. Arizona Daily Star, June 19, 2011. By: Becky Pallack. Partner Dick Luebke Jr., CEO of Pima Medical Institute, and his brother Mark were featured in an article about Pima Medical Institute and his father, Dick Luebke Sr’s legacy.
- Five Successful Literacy Organizations Merge To Launch a Monumental Literacy Movement, May 25, 2011 via Tucson Literacy Movement. Investee Reading Seed is involved in a merger with five literacy nonprofits in Tucson, including former investee Literacy Volunteers of Tucson.
- US Rep Gabrielle Giffords’ Staff Member to Talk About Childhood Literacy, March 31, 2011. Staff Member Pamela Simon spoke at Investee Make Way for Books’ Open House about their Picture Book Peace Project.
- Moving Up, Arizona Daily Star, February 27, 2011. Julia Waterfall-Kanter appointed Executive Director of Social Venture Partners Greater Tucson.
- Beyond the bottom line: Venture partners select nonprofits to back.Arizona Daily Star, September 27, 2007. By: Christie Smythe. Social Venture Partners Greater Tucson makes initial investments in VOICES and Literacy Volunteer of Tucson.
- Write a Check? The New Philanthropist Goes Further. New York Times, March 18, 2007. By: Julie Bick. New trends in giving and philanthropy, including a mention of the SVP network.
- Capitalists’ local group will invest in literacy. Arizona Daily Star, November 20, 2006. By: Becky Pallack. Local capitalists form Social Venture Partners Greater Tucson and choose literacy focus.