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May

Meet Our Newest Grantee: The Stride Center

SV2 is pleased to announce its newest Grantee, The Stride Center, selected in this year’s Economic Opportunity & Employment Grant Round. The Stride Center offers hope for a brighter future by providing quality technical education and...

26

May

SV2 Teens | In the News…Again!

In May, we wrapped up our 9th year of SV2’s popular Teens program. Not only did our Teens learn about effective philanthropy, engage in meaningful service learning, and together make grants to three stellar local community organizations...

04

May

Annual SV2 Portfolio Review

Ever wanted to learn more about SV2 Grantees’ progress in the second and third years of their relationship with SV2? Curious about lessons learned from our first two years of Impact Investing? Interested in better understanding SV2’s...

04

May

Co-create SV2’s future!

What might SV2 look like in several years? What ultimate impact does SV2 seek to have in Silicon Valley? And what activities will help us achieve that impact? These are just a few of the questions under consideration as a part of this...

04

May

On the impact investing leading edge

In April, we had a packed house at SV2 to hear from experts at the forefront of the impact investing field on how to move from awareness to action - as an organization and as individual investors. In case you missed it, you can check out...

04

May

Grantee Spotlight: Food Shift

Food Shift, a 2014-2017 SV2 Grantee, works with communities, businesses, and governments to develop long-term solutions to reduce wasted food and hunger. At the end of Food Shift’s three years with SV2, we are inspired by all the...

04

May

Calling all Partners! Your voice needed

Be on the lookout! SV2’s 2017 All-Partner survey will launch this week. This survey is one of the most important tools we have for understanding our Partners, your interests, needs, and valued ideas, and the impact that SV2 has had...

04

May

Thought Leadership Corner: May 2017

SV2’s Executive Director Jen Ratay weighs in this month on the evolution of venture philanthropy, scaling social impact, and unleashing Silicon Valley's resources and talents for good in a new Social Velocity piece titled Putting Wealth...

31

Mar

Don’t Miss The Big Think-A-Thon

Don’t miss SV2’s Spring Gathering: The Big Think-A-Thon on Tuesday, May 2 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. We’ll hear from nine of our Grantees and Impact Investees, who will each share a rapid-fire pitch on a challenge they are currently...

31

Mar

Welcome, uAspire

We’re pleased to announce that uAspire is the winner of this year’s first Education Lightning Grant Round, which was led by Partners Jim Basile and Aarti Chandna, and focused on College Access and Success. uAspire will receive a...