Event Topic: Learning Session

Thursday, November 7

6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Taking Your Board Service to the Next Level

Serving as a board member of a nonprofit we care about is one of the most effective and satisfying ways of engaging with a cause. Whether you are joining a nonprofit board for the first time or are a veteran, you know that nonprofit organizations...

Thursday, October 10

11:30 am

Interactive Workshop: Stanford PACS Guide to Effective Philanthropy

Participants in this interactive workshop will have the opportunity to take a first look at Stanford PACS’s latest resource: The Guide to Effective Philanthropy beta. The Guide—written for the individual donor earlier on in their philanthropic...

Tuesday, September 24

7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Measuring and Monitoring Nonprofit Social Impact

Join us for a deep dive workshop to strengthen your skills in measuring and monitoring nonprofit social impact. Paul Brest, Former Dean and active Professor Emeritus at Stanford, and Erinn Andrews, Stanford PACS Director of Philanthropy Research...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

11:30 am-1:30 pm

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...

Thursday, January 10, 2019

6:15 pm-8:30 pm

Making Sense of the Census – Everyone Counts!

As part of SV2’s Advocacy Learning Series, SV2 seeks to offer an in-depth opportunity for learning about the 2020 Census with a particular focus on Silicon Valley, the Bay Area and California. Join us for an interactive evening with California...

Thursday, February 7, 2019

10:00 am-2:00 pm

How of Giving: Art of Assessing Nonprofits

The Art of Assessing Nonprofits is an interactive workshop that will demystify nonprofit due diligence and introduce you to an organizational assessment framework and key indicators you can use in SV2’s nonprofit due diligence process and your...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Evaluating Private Equity Impact Funds Learning Session

Values-aligned investing is another tool available to all of us to increase our impact beyond our philanthropic grants. Private equity impact funds as an asset class can be particularly attractive.  Join us to hear from Jennifer Kenning, CEO and...