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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.

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Grantee: NeedsList

NeedsList is a Public Benefit Corporation that facilitates relationships between donors and NGOs by providing a marketplace where donors can immediately meet needs by purchasing directly from local suppliers. In this way, NeedsList supports local economies and helps on-the-ground organizations better track and grow their impact.

Grantee: SIRUM

SIRUM saves lives by connecting organizations with surplus medications to patients in need. Our platform connects surplus drugs with safety-net clinics. These unexpired drugs are collected from manufacturers, wholesalers, pharmacies and health facilities. Medicines go to clinics and pharmacies and are dispensed to low-income patients.

Post: “How of Giving” Workshop Series Launches

As donors, we hear the term “theory of change” in conversations, but what does it really mean? What are the most important aspects of organizational health to consider in a funding decision? And what can you learn from reading a nonprofit’s financial statements? SV2’s new philanthropic skill-building “How of Giving” seminar series will dive into … Continued

Post: 2019 – A New Year of Learning and Social Impact

As we usher in a new year, SV2 has many opportunities to engage and create impact. We have a robust calendar of events planned for grant-making and impact investing, learning sessions, and community engagement. Mark your calendars and register for upcoming events. More information on ways to engage can be found in this summary of … Continued

Event: How of Giving: Theory of Change Workshop

As donors, we hear the term “theory of change” in conversations, but what does it really mean? What has an organization really done when it creates a new theory of change? How do we evaluate the qualities and merits of various theories of change? During this session, Valerie Threlfall of Ekouté Consulting will help us … 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.

Event: Impact Investing Interest Circle Meeting

This ongoing Partner-led, no-host lunch provides a space to explore impact investing more broadly and more personally as a complement to the Impact Investing Working Group’s activities. For the first part of the gathering, partner Jennifer McFarlane will be sharing her innovative approach to public equities values aligned investing. Jennifer shared this approach at a … Continued