Investee Corner March 2024: COMPASS Refugee Centre

Lead Partners Ingrid Pregel and Jane Arnold are excited to be working with COMPASS Refugee Centre as well as with SVP Partner Jessica Nurse who is shadowing the Lead Partner role. SVP’s work with COMPASS began in January with an introductory meeting with Executive Director Shelley Campagnola and Board Chair Geoff Bellew which not only […]

Investee Corner March 2024: Supportive Housing of Waterloo (SHOW)

SHOW assists individuals who have experienced chronic homelessness, sometimes for years. Many residents face challenges like mental illness, substance use, trauma, and difficulty trusting or accepting help. Through 24/7 wraparound support, SHOW provides a compassionate, empathetic response to help tenants find stability, purpose, and achieve personal goals by getting involved in the community and learning […]

Investee Corner March 2024: Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT)

The Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT) is a community-wide partnership in Waterloo Region that works to improve child and youth well-being. The collective vision of CYPT is ‘Happy, healthy children and youth today and tomorrow’ and the collective Mission is ‘To collectively mobilize as one system for children and youth in Waterloo Region, that […]

SVP Knowledge Bite – Charitable Status Unveiled: Navigating the CRA Process

Join us on January 25th as we welcome Gwenyth Stadig, a seasoned lawyer specializing in not-for-profit and charity law. Gwenyth will guide participants through the intricacies of attaining charitable status with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Explore the advantages of achieving charitable status and gain insights into why a not-for-profit entity might opt to remain […]