Digi-Bridge announces new CEO-Alyssa Sharpe

Alyssa Sharpe will become the new CEO of SVP Investee Digi-Bridge effective August 1, 2019.  Alyssa brings ten years of experience in STEM education and nonprofit leadership, including time as a teacher in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and as national director of Project Scientist.  Please read more about Alyssa here. We wish the best of luck to…

SVP Investee Opportunities in 2019!

Our SVP Investees are gearing up for another exciting year!  SVP Charlotte welcomed The ROC (Rebuilding Opportunities in Construction) as its new 2019 Investee, and partners voted to reinvest in ourBRIDGE for KIDS for another two year grant cycle. The mission of The ROC is to recruit, educate and mentor high school Youth Apprentices in…

GenOne welcomes its first Navigator cohort!

2018 brought many changes for SVP Investee, GenOne.  GenOne partners with talented, first-generation students from disadvantaged backgrounds, helping them successfully navigate to and through college.   Along with inducting 20 new eighth grade scholars, GenOne welcomed its inaugural class of 34 Navigators.  Navigators are an integral part of the GenOne program, committed to working with their scholars 2…

2018 Annual Partner Meeting

Over 50 partners gathered at Byron’s South End on November 15th for an evening of good food and great conversation.  Lead Partners from each Investee shared stories of impact including Heart Math Tutoring, Commonwealth Charlotte, Digi-Bridge, ourBRIDGE for KIDS, Profound Gentlemen, GenOne, Fashion and Compassion, and PlateShare.  The ROC (Rebuilding Opportunities in Construction) was also…

E3 Committee Hosts Charlotte Housing Crisis Conversation

 On a wonderful fall evening, the E3 (Explore, Educate, Engage) Committee hosted over 30 partners and guests at the Mint Museum on Randolph.  The evening’s focus was discussing the ongoing housing crisis in Charlotte.  SVP partner Ben Hill moderated the discussion and panel which included three informative panelists:  Judy Seldin-Cohen, board chair of A Way Home,…