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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 Kicks Off 2018 with a New Investment in Higher Achievement

Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP) announced an investment in Higher Achievement of $930,000 to help close the opportunity gap for middle school students across Greater Washington…

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How 360-Degree Support Helped Mikayla Redefine Her Future

“I wanted to have everything my way.” When Mikayla started high school, she didn’t realize how much her decisions and actions could determine her future…

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