Upcoming Events

Friday, December 1

11:00 am-12:00 pm

Partner-Organized Event

Entrepreneurs in West Africa: A Personal Perspective

Interested in entrepreneurship and building organizations in developing economies? Curious about what it’s like to pack up and leave California to work in Africa?   Last spring long-time ACT project leader/SV2 partner Karl Matzke and SV2...

Sunday, December 3

1:30 pm-3:00 pm

SV2 Teens: Pre-meeting

This year’s grantmaking focus area will be selected at this meeting. Any interested Teen is welcome to attend. Teens who want to serve as Leaders this year should plan to attend, and stay after until 3:30 for a short leaders’ meeting.

Tuesday, December 5

11:30 am-1:30 pm

Pathways to Opportunity: Grant Round Focus Area Decision Meeting

We invite Partners who participated in this fall’s Pathways to Opportunity Learning Series to join us to select the focus area for our next Classic Grant Round. Partners will discuss overall learnings from our Fall series, and choose focus...

Tuesday, December 5

6:00 pm-8:30 pm

SV2 Holiday Party

Come celebrate the holidays with the SV2 community! We’ll gather on Tuesday, December 5 at SV2 Partner Paru Yusuf’s home in Los Altos to catch up with old friends and discover new ones. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. We hope to...

Wednesday, December 6

11:30 am-1:30 pm

December Impact Investing Working Group

NOTE CHANGED DATE. The SV2 Impact Investing Working Group discusses prospective impact investment opportunities, hears pitches from social entrepreneurs, and performs due diligence in order to make informed investment decisions on behalf of SV2....

Wednesday, December 6

5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Pathways to Opportunity: Virtual Grant Round Focus Area Decision Meeting

Virtual Meeting via Zoom Conferencing We invite all interested Partners who cannot attend our in-person Decision Meeting on Tuesday, December 6 to join us virtually to participate in selecting the focus area/s for our spring Pathways to Opportunity...

Saturday, December 16

9:00 am-12:00 pm

SV2 Kids: Family Giving Tree

If you are an SV2 Partner or prospective Partner with children ages 4-12, please join us for one of our favorite events of the year, the Family Giving Tree! The Family Giving Tree partners with Bay Area social service agencies to collect specific...