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Page: Ready for #GivingTuesday?

This #GivingTuesday, Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2) invites you to reflect intentionally on the strategy of your giving—Tuesday, November 27, and beyond. Imagine your engaged, ongoing giving journey. To help you in your discovery process, we’ve created the Activate Your Giving tool, which includes six thought-provoking questions to help you take personal inventory for … Continued

Event: SV2 Board Hosted Partner Community Dinner

The SV2 Board is hosting a series of dinners this year to connect and engage Partners in small group discussions on a specific topic. These will be hosted monthly. We ask Partners to choose one dinner to attend this year due to limited space at each dinner. Join SV2 Board Member Alison Elliott on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 6:30pm.Partners are invited to come and discuss the topic of how can … Continued

Post: Calling All Teen Changemakers: SV2 Teens Coming in January

SV2 Teens will start in mid January 2019 for the teenage children (grades 7 — 12) of SV2 Partners. That may seem far away, but it will be here before we know it! For all interested parties we’re hosting an SV2 Teens Info Session on Sunday, 12/2 from 1:30 – 3:00 pm. We invite everyone … Continued

Event: SV2 Teens Info Session

Join us for an SV2 Teens Info Session for all interested teens (grades 7 through 12) and their parents to learn more about the program and experience. Hear from teens who have participated and their parents, and learn more about SV2 and how to become SV2 Partners as a family. We welcome prospective SV2 Teens … Continued

Person: Mariam Nur

Mariam Nur serves as SV2’s Office and Communications Coordinator. She is responsible for all SV2 event logistics and manages SV2 communication, including the SV2 newsletter, social media, annual impact report and website. Mariam’s multifaceted background includes, public relations account management, project coordination, policy research, strategy consulting, and creating social impact campaigns for a broad range of commercial … Continued

Event: Prospective Partner Circle

We invite prospective SV2 Partners to come together for informal conversation with some more seasoned Partners. Learn more about how SV2 works, ways to engage, learn and lead within the SV2 community, and share what you are hoping for from your SV2 experience as you explore our community. Light refreshments will be served.

Post: Impact Investing Offers Options from “Just a Taste” to “Full Plate”

The Impact Investing Working Group meets monthly to discuss prospective impact investment opportunities, hear pitches from social entrepreneurs, and perform due diligence in order to make informed investment decisions on behalf of SV2. Examples of social impact companies currently under consideration: a land-rights company in Colombia that formalizes property ownership for the country’s poorest residents; … Continued

Event: SV2 Teens Celebration

Families and nonprofit leaders join the Teens for a celebration and ceremony led by the SV2 Teens in which they present their learnings, future goals, and the grant checks to three nonprofit Grantees. Program runs from 1:30-3:30pm. All Teens will meet beginning at 1:30pm; celebration with parents and Grantees begins at 2:45pm. Info on SV2 … Continued

Event: SV2 Teens Decision Meeting

Teens will review what they have learned, reflect about their site visits, and ultimately decide how they want to allocate grant funds to the organizations where they did site visits. All SV2 Teens will meet from 1:30-4:00pm. The Teens leadership team will meet afterwards from 4:00-4:30pm. Info on SV2 Teens Program: We invite all teenage … Continued