Social Venture Partners to Host Empower Charleston on October 27

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CHARLESTON, SC — Social Venture Partners Charleston will host Empower Charleston on October 27 to highlight six local nonprofit organizations. Empower Charleston is a celebration of philanthropy and the finale of the 2022 SVP grant investment cycle.

Six mission-driven nonprofits will be given the main stage to make their pitch to investors,
donors, and Social Venture Partners. The priorities for the 2022 grant investment cycle include a focus on economic mobility, education and mental health.

Social Venture Partners Charleston will announce three strategic partnerships and give attendees the opportunity to co-invest in all six organizations. The nonprofits that will present at Empower Charleston include:
• Beyond Our Walls
• Charleston Hope
• Charleston Legal Access
• Heart Math Tutoring
• Increasing Hope Financial Training Ctr.
• We Are Family

“We are excited to showcase all of the finalists in our 2022 grant investment cycle,” said Ian Devine, Board Chair of Social Venture Partners Charleston. “The three organizations selected for strategic partnership will receive grant dollars and intellectual capital from our fellow Partners.

All six organizations will be eligible for additional matching dollars following their pitch at
Empower Charleston.”

Tickets are on sale and sponsorships are available for the event, which will be held Thursday, October 27 at 6 p.m. at The Cedar Room (701 East Bay Street). Learn more about Empower Charleston:

Social Venture Partners (SVP) Charleston is a diverse group of successful professionals
who combine their time, expertise and resources to make strategic investments in Lowcountry nonprofits. SVP is part of a global network of more than 40 SVP International affiliates around the world. SVP Charleston operates under the aegis of the Coastal Community Foundation, the largest grant-making entity in South Carolina. Learn more at

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