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Event: SV2 Partner User-testing: Our new collaboration platform – Hivebrite!

Our current my.SV2 platform expires May 31st, 2020. We’ll officially start using Hivebrite in Fall 2020. During this session, Partners will do specific tasks in the new platform and provide live feedback. This is very important to help finalize the functionalities, layout, and overall design of our new platform. Thanks to all Partners who provided feedback this … Continued

Event: Inclusive Democracy: Fostering Participation for All

Why doesn’t everyone vote? What would be the impact if everyone did? And how can we support change to make our democracy more inclusive and representative of our population? Today, many in our communities are significantly underrepresented in local, state and national elections, both as voters and as elected officials. Join us to hear from … Continued

Post: Welcome SV@Home — SV2’s newest three-year Grantee!

The Affordable Housing Grant Round — part of SV2’s local Pathways to Opportunity focus — looked at approaches and organizations which are working to address the complex Bay Area housing crisis. Partners learned about the range of housing needs (from homeless to middle income residents) and considered various approaches like the “Three P’s” (Production, Preservation, … Continued

Post: A New Year of Social Impact

Happy New Year to all of our SV2 Partners and friends. As we start a new decade, we hope you will join us to go farther together to create positive change.  We have a variety of opportunities  to accelerate the learning of SV2 Partners and families and to support promising social enterprises. More information is … Continued

Event: Community Deep Dive Grant Round Meeting #5

At Meeting #5, Partners will report out on site visits, engage in final discussion, and make grant decisions. Note that for this grant decision meeting, Partners must be present in person to vote. Lunch will be served at 11:15am. Program will start at 11:30am. The Community Deep Dive Grant Round — part of SV2‘s local … Continued

Event: Community Deep Dive Grant Round Meeting #4

At Meeting #4, Partners will hear presentations from the Executive Directors of the three finalist organizations. Site visits will then take place before the final Meeting. All Grant Round participants are encouraged to attend site visits, as they offer a wonderful opportunity to meet staff, Board members and clients of the finalist organizations and learn … Continued

Event: Community Deep Dive Grant Round Meeting #3

At Meeting #3, Partners will report out on the results of the “application coffee chats” and select three finalist organizations who will be invited to present at Meeting #4. Lunch will be served at 11:15am. Program will start at 11:30am. The Community Deep Dive Grant Round — part of SV2‘s local Pathways to Opportunity focus … Continued

Event: Community Deep Dive Grant Round Meeting #2

At Meeting #2, Partners will review the Letters of Interest (LOIs) and select six organizations to learn more deeply about. This Grant Round will take a new approach to the application process: verbal “coffee chats” between small groups of Partners and nonprofit applicants will take the place of written grant applications. In this meeting, Partners will … Continued

Event: SV2 Kids BioBlitz at Hellyer Park

SV2 Partner and prospective Partner families with children ages 4-12 are invited to join us for a BioBlitz at Hellyer Park! At the BioBlitz, you, your children, and naturalists will come together to explore Hellyer park and document observations of all kinds of living things in a short period of time. Sponsored by Keep Coyote … Continued