Fast Pitch Profile: Treasures 4 Teachers

Barbara Blalock of Treasures 4 Teachers Says Everyone Walks Away a Winner from Fast Pitch Participation  Barbara Blalock, founder and executive director of Treasures 4 Teachers, didn’t nab the Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) Fast Pitch grand prize in 2013. But...

Case Study: TigerMountain Foundation

With “all the sunshine in the world,” and some SVPAZ seed money, TigerMountain Foundation has taken root in South Phoenix The Challenge The statistics in South Phoenix are sobering: TigerMountain CEO and founder Darren Chapman says the multi-ethnic area where...

Case Study: Kids at Hope

More than just a theory, Kids at Hope became a powerful model for change with Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ)’s time, talent and funding. The Challenge Before SVPAZ’s support, Rick Miller, founder and president of Kids at Hope (KAH), had a promising—but...

Case Study: Camelback High School

Thanks to SVPAZ’s investment, Camelback High is at the top of its class The Challenge Before the Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) partnership, Camelback High was, in the words of principal Dr. Quintin Boyce, “a kinda run-of-the-mill, inner city public high...