Check out this article featuring SV2 about "New Age Philanthropy" in the May issue of Gentry Magazine!
Becoming a Great Board Member
with SV2 Partners Diane Parnes, John Dawson, Holly Depatie and Amy Santullo
Friday, May 10, 2013
Read our annual report to learn how we fulfill all the aspects of our mission through grantmaking, Grantee engagement, Partner development, and family programs.
In a recent interview with Deirdre Marlow, Executive Director of Peninsula Bridge, she shared with me what it takes to be an ideal Bridge teacher, how Peninsula Bridge is scaling and what their plans are for this summer. …Continue
Posted by Lisa Downey on June 12, 2013 at 11:04am
SV2 seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial Director of Partner Engagement and External Relations to manage SV2’s suite of Partner recruitment, training, and communications efforts.
This position is responsible for (1) Partner “life cycle management” that includes managing the recruiting, orienting, and retaining of Partners, ensuring that current Partners renew at a level commensurate with their ﬁnancial capacity and passion for SV2’s mission; (2) spearheading high quality donor education and Partner events, including the design and execution of SV2’s “professional development” workshop series for donor Partners; and (3) leading SV2’s communications and external relations activities. READ MORE
This year, over 30 teens took time out of their busy weekends to participate in the SV2 Teen Philanthropy program. Now in its fifth year, the hands-on SV2 Teens program gave teens the opportunity to explore the issue of environmental sustainability and its relationship to home energy use, transportation, and agriculture.
A key part of the experience was visiting three local non-profit organizations working in the field. Acterra engaged the group in four different “learning labs” to help them better understand how to cut down on home energy use. TransForm CA taught the teens about current transportation challenges along the Peninsula and South Bay, and particularly how these challenges play out in low-income populations. And Hidden Villa provided teens with a delicious farm-to-table experience. READ MORE