How much did VPOs invest last year? Which type of organization did they invest in?  In which geographies and what sectors? And how did they do it? You will find the answers to these and many other questions in the 2012 EVPA Survey of European Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment.For the essentials: read the official press releaseFor more in-depth info click here.The European Venture Philanthropy (VP) and Social Investment (SI) sector continues to evolve rapidly and becomes more sophisticated in the use of instruments to generate greater societal impact. In 2011 the average annual financial spend per VP/SI organisation was €5.2m, which represented a 27% increase on 2010 (€4.1m). These results have been revealed by a survey conducted by the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA). This is the 2nd edition of the most comprehensive survey of the dynamic Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment organisations (VPOs) based in Europe. The objective of the survey is to provide independent data and to raise awareness about the impact of Venture Philanthropy and Social Investing in Europe.