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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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President’s Perspective

Preparing Young People – and Ourselves – for the Future

As the year comes to a close, VPP is taking time to reflect on the work we have done this year and consider what lies ahead. 2018 has been a year full of change and growth, both in our investments and within our own organization. I am grateful for the support and partnerships that we have seen throughout this region that make this growth possible. The work of improving the lives of young people in Greater Washington is too big for just one person or organization: It requires collaboration of people across different sectors focused on the same mission.

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From High Potential to High Performing: Announcing the Second Cohort of Nonprofit Capacity Building

Recently, Venture Philanthropy Partners and the Prince George’s County Council announced an expansion of our effort to ensure that high school students have the skills, tools and resources they need to be career- and college-ready by strengthening the local nonprofits who serve them.

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