Improving efficiency and effectiveness in creating social impact
To help new entrants and seasoned practitioners make sense of available best practices and frameworks and overall increase their ability to create social impact in partnership with their investees, AVPN has developed the Capability Development Model (CDM).
The CDM captures five venture philanthropy (VP) practice areas. Under each area AVPN curates content (cases, publications, webinars, articles, news, etc.) to help members chose practices to improve their efficiency and effectiveness in creating social impact and solving social issues.
This is the first step on the journey of venture philanthropy. It includes three activities: sourcing, screening (including due diligence) and structuring social investment deals.Read More
At the heart of venture philanthropy is an engaged approach with the funded organisation. Ideally what is provided by the social investor or resource provider matches what is needed by the SPO.Read More
Measuring the outputs and outcomes of a social mission are crucial to understand how and if social missions are being achieved.Read More
Crucially, managing a portfolio requires clarity on which SPOs to add and which to exit and how to add value to the portfolio SPOs during their investment period.Read More
This practice area examines the different collaboration constellations between the social sector and business and government.Read More