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Mission, Vision and Values


Our Mission

SVP Tucson is an ever expanding community of engaged philanthropists dedicated to building the capacity, strength and impact of nonprofits in addressing social problems.


We accomplish this through:  

  • Thoughtful and strategic investments and collaborations

  • Our Partners’ engagement and expertise, and

  • Inspiring and equipping Partners to be more strategic and effective with their giving

Our Vision

SVP Tucson envisions a community where everyone thrives. We achieve this vision by connecting and investing in our community to enhance social impact. 

Values and Behaviors

Partnership - We make a greater impact together.

   Be a passionate ally for one another’s success
•    Listen to learn and understand
•    Cultivate trust at every opportunity


Curiosity - We explore new ways to align our skill and passion with purpose.

•    Embrace the potential for things yet undreamed
•    Explore the opportunity for learning in every situation
•    Welcome new ideas and opportunities

Impact – We leverage unique assets to create positive change.

•    Pursue the greatest potential, not the easiest path.
•    Set goals, develop plans, and celebrate results
•    Always strive to do better


Equity – We believe that all people should have the opportunity to succeed.

•    Recognize everyone has something valuable to contribute
•    Be aware of privilege and seek to understand different life experiences
•    Incorporate diverse opinions and perspectives

Integrity – We take responsibility for our actions.

•    Honor commitments and follow through
•    Be kind and direct. Facilitate the uncomfortable conversations
•    Assume positive intent. Withhold judgment

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