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.
“America is still the best experiment in human history. Anyone can come here or be born here with dreams and aspirations, and there will be opportunities to pursue them through education or a career. However, we’ve become a country where there is fragmentation between education and labor. But, Venture Philanthropy Partners is changing this conversation, so we can talk about an economy that works for all in this region.” These were the powerful words that Guylaine Saint Juste, Executive Director of Year Up National Capital Region, shared during a recent forum hosted by VPP.
At VPP, we stand against racism. We stand in solidarity with the Black community and with communities of color to fulfill the American ideal of “liberty and justice for all.” June is usually a time when many young people are thinking about graduation celebrations and summer plans. This year, however, there is more weighing on their hearts and minds.