NESsT develops sustainable social enterprises that help address the critical social problems in Central and Eastern Europe

Jumpstart is a national organisation using trained volunteers to deliver an early education programme to preschool children in low-income neighbourhoods

Impetus is a venture philanthropy organisation which provides a package of grants and support to non-profit organisations focused on breaking the cycle of poverty

Big Brothers Big Sisters Deutschland provides one-to-one mentoring of disadvantaged young people using trained volunteers

The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network promotes venture philanthropy initiatives across Asia

Street League use the power of football to get the most disadvantaged young people into work, education or training

Connecting CVC and the Community


To use the resources of CVC, including grants, employee involvement and access to our network, to make a measurable impact on the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in the communities where we work.

CVC aims to be a catalyst for business and the non-profit sector to work together to benefit their communities. To do this, we have adopted an engaged philanthropy model. This involves contributing CVC's resources to support selected venture philanthropy groups, non-profit organisations and social enterprises across the network. We typically provide a package of support including funding, pro bono expertise and employee volunteering. We also work closely with portfolio companies to be a force for good in the communities where they operate.

In June 2011, CVC took its philanthropy programme to the next level through the establishment of the CVC Foundation. The CVC Foundation, administrered by the Charties Aid Foundation ("CAF"), is a grant-making institution and is managed by CVC employees with an independent Chairman.

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Please click here to view the 'CVC and the Community' Annual Report ezine.


12 May 2017
SkyBet winners of this year’s Challenge Victory Cup Football Tournament for Street League
28 Mar 2017
CVC’s Paris Office hosts event for Young Entrepreneurs
17 Feb 2017
Hong Kong Office supports 2nd Social Enterprise Awards
6 Jan 2017
New York Office Hosts CVC Young Innovator Awards for Social Enterprises
6 Jan 2017
Madrid Office Supports Five New Start-Up Businesses

CVC and the Community


Street League

Merlins Magic Wand



Princes Trust

Fundacion Tomillo


London youth

Social Impact Partners

ST josephs

Venture for America