News

31

Aug

Preview of 2017-18 Program Year

We are excited about our lineup of experiential grantmaking, impact investing, and learning sessions! Whether you are a brand new Partner, veteran philanthropist, a busy professional, or all of the above, we hope you feel inspired...

31

Aug

A Fond Farewell & Celebration of Jen Ratay

In July, Jen Ratay, our beloved Executive Director of nearly 5 years, shared the bittersweet news that she will be stepping down on September 12. Happily, she and her family will be continuing on at SV2 as Partners. On behalf of the Board...

31

Aug

SV2 Response to Charlottesville and Beyond

Dear SV2 community, Like you, the SV2 Board, Partners, staff and Grantees have been deeply disturbed and saddened by the horrific display of violence and hatred in Charlottesville, Virginia in August. We have also watched as similar...

23

Aug

SV2 seeks Chief Executive Officer

SV2 is seeking a new CEO! SV2’s track record of impact in the community, its field-wide collaboration and leadership, and its potential for significant growth make this a compelling executive leadership opportunity. Please help us spread...

01

Aug

SV2’s Leadership Transition

Message from Jen Ratay, SV2 Executive Director Dear SV2 friends and colleagues, It is with gratitude, optimism, and sadness that I share that I will be stepping down as executive director of SV2 on September 12th. Serving at the helm...

31

Jul

Impact Investee Highlight: OpenInvest

We’re thrilled to introduce OpenInvest, our latest Impact Investee. OpenInvest received a one-time $50,000 investment and will have the opportunity to work with Lead Partners to explore additional ways of collaborating with the SV2...

31

Jul

SV2 Presents: Pathways to Opportunity

In response to feedback from Partners and building on last year’s learning and grantmaking, we are pleased to announce a combined Learning Year and Grant Round: “Pathways to Opportunity.” This fall will kick off with three learning...

28

Jun

Meet our Newest Grantee: CollegeSpring

We’re pleased to share that CollegeSpring is the winner of this year’s Education Lightning Grant Round, which was led by Jim Basile and Aarti Chandna. College Spring will receive a one-time $30,000 grant and opportunities to leverage...

28

Jun

SV2 Partner Survey: The results are in!

We’ve completed our 2017 All-Partner Survey designed to assess SV2’s impact on Partners and provide our Partners with the opportunity to share their ideas for how we can collectively deepen our impact, improve our programming, and...