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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.

Hear From Our Partners

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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Bringing in the Clowns to Celebrate Ready for Work

It was a great day under the big top! On Saturday, March 10, Venture Philanthropy Partners hosted a celebration of Ready for Work: Champions for Career and College Ready Graduates of Prince George’s County.

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Carol Thompson Cole to Receive 2018 Civic Spirit Award at the Celebration of Philanthropy

Carol Thompson Cole, the President and CEO of Venture Philanthropy Partners, will receive the Civic Spirit Award from the Greater Washington Community Foundation (GWCF) at its 2018 Celebration of Philanthropy…

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