Become an SVC Member

SVC builds and serves communities of inspired and informed impact investors and business leaders
to make social, economic, and environmental change.

Why should investors and business leaders join SVC?

Investors

  • INVEST: Invest in early-stage social enterprises found through the community, share investment opportunities with the community, and co-invest with peers
  • ENGAGE: Engage with a like-minded community of peers through in-person events and virtual gatherings
  • LEARN: Learn from your peers and share your expertise
  • EXPAND: Grow by networking through both facilitated and open opportunities
  • ELEVATE: Elevate your impact by being a part of a unique social impact space with a deep cultural foundation that welcomes values-aligned investors from a wide range of perspectives

Business Leaders

  • ACCESS: Access a curated group of mission-driven leaders, impact investors, and social entrepreneurs
  • ENGAGE: Engage with a like-minded community of peers through in-person events and virtual gatherings
  • LEARN: Learn from your peers and share your expertise
  • EXPAND: Grow by networking through both facilitated and open opportunities
  • ELEVATE: Elevate your impact by being a part of a unique social impact space with a deep cultural foundation that welcomes values-aligned business leaders from a wide range of perspectives
Join our exceptional community of impact investors and business leaders today. Review benefits, membership guidelines, and pricing below.

SVC Benefits & Eligibility Guidelines

SVC offers a range of membership options and benefits to meet your needs. If you need help in determining the best option based on your needs and goals, or to explore whether you qualify for membership, please contact Isaac Graves at isaac@SVC.org or (415) 851-5105.  

SVC Member Benefits

Robust Networks

Access to community of aligned impact investors, social entrepreneurs, and mission-driven business leaders through:

  • Local Networks — Exclusive speaker events, educational sessions, pitch events, and social gatherings in New York, Bay Area, Philadelphia, Denver/Boulder, Boston, and a growing number of cities in 2018
  • Annual Conferences — Our 2018 annual network-wide gathering of SVC’s robust ecosystem is November 1 - 4 in Brooklyn NY. Bridging Profit & Purpose will be focused on building, funding, and supporting high-growth, high-impact social ventures and individual networking, intro member learnings and access to ecosystem leaders.
  • Virtual Member Meetings — Monthly opportunities to learn from and be highlighted within SVC’s national community
  • Online Platforms — Ability to share mission-aligned news and content through Members-only access to our online connection and support platform Slack; regular SVC newsletter communications; and a member directory.
Impactful Access

Access to network-wide and entrepreneur/investor-specific programs and services:

  • Peer Circles — Both in-person and virtual professional peer support groups around locations, industries, roles, and other segmentation interests, both individually for, and between, business leaders and investors.
  • Sector Investment Groups — Quarterly virtual convenings to discuss and review investment opportunities by sectors and impact interest areas. To date our sector investment groups are Energy & Environment and Food & Agriculture.
  • Education Sessions — Interactive opportunities to learn the “how to’s” of social entrepreneurship and impact investing from experienced entrepreneurs and investors
  • Pitch and Investment Opportunities — Pitch presentations featuring early-stage social ventures offered within local networks, at the national conference, and through sector investment groups for accredited investor members.

SVC Membership Levels & Eligibility Guidelines

Emerging & Community Members - $1,000 (1 Seat)

Who Qualifies?

  • Mission-aligned entrepreneurs and business leaders of emerging companies
  • Leaders of “Funded by IC” companies
  • Select retired, nonprofit, academic individuals, financial professionals, and thought leaders

Investor & Entrepreneur Members - $2,000 (1-2 Seats)

Who Qualifies?

  • Entrepreneurs and business leaders with $1m+ in annual revenue
  • All accredited individual investors
  • Select exited entrepreneurs, serial entrepreneurs, financial professionals, business leaders, and intrapreneurs (overseeing $1m+)

Impact & Nexus Members - $5,000 (1-5 Seats)

Who Qualifies?

  • Investor groups, funds, foundations, and larger family offices of more than two people
  • Entrepreneur and business leaders with $25M+ in annual revenue
  • Organizations or academic institutions leading social impact investing trends or participating in the social innovation community

Lifetime Benefactor Members - $100,000

Contact Isaac Graves at isaac@SVC.org or (415) 851-5105 to discuss Lifetime Membership and review customized benefit opportunities. Benefits typically included waived membership dues in perpetuity, waived dues for additional seat holders, complimentary event passes, and significant recognition as a member committed to advancing SVC's mission.

Who Qualifies?

Anyone who qualifies for the membership levels above and has participated in the IC and/or SVN for at least three years may be considered.

Please note:

Membership dues and other gifts to SVC are tax-deductible in the United States to the extent provided by law.
Memberships are granted to the primary applicant only and are not transferable within an organization without approval. Additional seat holders may be rotated on an annual basis. All members must be senior decision-makers at member organization to qualify as an active SVC member.

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