Welcome to the Social Ventures Foundation

Changing the paradigm of poverty reduction,

utilizing a bottom up approach, that creates markets at the base of the pyramid.

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We Believe In Social Justice by...

  1. Facilitating economic access by opening job opportunities and services;

  2. Economic equity by mitigating the income divide;

  3. Economic participation without racial or gender discrimination;

  4. Economic rights for those impacted and  disenfranchised  by poverty.

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The End Poverty Innovation Challenge

EPIC awards winning social ventures with mentorship and financial support to help them conduct commercial proofs of concepts.  

College Friends

EPIC Teams Fellowship
Apply for the EPIC Teams Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship program.

EPIC Teams trains post-secondary students in social entrepreneurship by engaging them in the development of grassroots sustainable social venture solutions to local poverty reduction challenges.


How we create jobs around affordable vitamins in Haiti

V’ice Haiti is a “market creating” social venture demonstration owned by the SVF.

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Helping social impact startups bridge the funding gap.

An up and coming alternative to charitable donations. 


The businesses who make our mission a reality. 

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