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Together, we’re investing in a better future for vulnerable children and youth in Greater Washington.

Built on the principles of venture capital investing, our approach consists of four key components.

Our Approach

We started with a simple idea—that relevant principles of private investing could transform the nonprofit sector.

Our History

Built on the principles of venture capital investing, our approach consists of four key components.

Our Approach

We started with a simple idea—that relevant principles of private investing could transform the nonprofit sector.

Our History

We are tireless innovators building strong organizations and strategic networks that measurably improve the lives of children and youth throughout Greater Washington.

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Ready for Work

Ready for Work is VPP's six-year, $15 million cross-sector collaboration that seeks to ensure that Prince George's County high school students graduate career- and college-ready.

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AppleTree

AppleTree is an entrepreneurial enterprise consisting of a research and development institute and a public charter preschool with ten AppleTree campuses, serving as models for effective teaching and learning.

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Urban Alliance

Urban Alliance empowers under-resourced youth to aspire, work, and succeed through paid internships, formal training and mentorship.

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VPP Invests $1 Million in Collaborative Fund to Address Teacher Shortage in D.C.

Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP) announced a co-investment in Education Forward DC of $1 million over three years to help launch Relay Graduate School of Education (Relay) in the District of Columbia…

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5 Practical Takeaways for Nonprofits That Are Curious About Social Impact Investing

We rounded up five key takeaways about what nonprofits who are curious about impact investing should consider and how it can help nonprofits achieve and scale outcomes.

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