Stone Soup Consulting pays particular attention to its ultimate objective of achieving societal impact. In oder to achieve this objective, we are members of two of the largest international social value networks in the world: The European Venture Philanthropy Association and Social Value International.
Stone Soup Consulting is a member of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), a lively community of organisations that share the same vision and a common goal: creating positive societal impact through venture philanthropy.
EVPA defines venture philanthropy as an approach to building stronger investee organisations with a societal purpose, by providing them with both financial and non-financial support. Its ultimate objective is to achieve societal impact through both social investment and high-engagement grantmaking.
EVPA is a broad and diverse community composed by more than 210 members from 29 countries in Europe, the United States, Middle East and Asia. This community covers a full range of venture philanthropy and social investment actiors including venture philanthropy funds, social investors, grantmaking foundations, impact investing funds, private equity firms, professional service firms, philanthropy advisers, banks and business schools.