Social Venture Partners Rhode Island

Social Venture Partners Rhode Island (SVPRI) offers a comprehensive support system for social innovators to start, advance, and sustain financial capital to develop organizations that improve Providence and its surrounding neighborhoods.  The coalition provides leverage funding, intellectual capital, and consulting for businesses, nonprofits, and governmental sectors that are actively creating jobs for hard to employ individuals and assisting social services.  They provide a wide-array of programs including: Change Accelerator, an eight week mentor based social venture training program, Social Enterprise Rhode Island, a community-building program that has resulted in 50 new ventures, and Buy with Heart, its newest initiative, a social enterprise consumer awareness campaign that encourages the consumption of social enterprise products and services.

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