News

28

Jun

Portfolio Review 2017: Successes and Lessons Learned

Each June, the SV2 Board Grants and Impact Investment Review Committee (GIIRC) hears updates on SV2’s entire grant and impact investment portfolio and approves the renewal of multi-year grants. The GIIRC is led by Kelly Pope and...

28

Jun

Board Members: Thank You and Welcome

Three cheers to SV2’s three outgoing board members in 2017: Lucy Caldwell Donovan, Alison Elliott, and Diane Parnes! Join us in thanking them for their remarkable leadership and thoughtful stewardship. Alison Elliott and Diane Parnes...

31

May

Welcome, Courtney!

We’re thrilled to welcome Courtney Martin to the SV2 team as our new Office & Communications Assistant. Courtney brings a strong background in communications, content creation, research, and project management. Prior to joining SV2,...

26

May

Grantee Spotlight: The Art of Yoga Project

The Art of Yoga Project, a 2014-2017 SV2 Grantee, provides teenage girls in the juvenile justice system a pathway to a more positive future through its yoga interventions. As the three-year tenure of SV2’s collaboration with The Art of...

26

May

Learning Through Leading

Did you know that at any one time roughly one quarter of all of SV2’s 200+ Partners put their hands up to serve as active volunteer leaders across the SV2 Partnership? Check out this year's impressive leadership cohort here and let us...

26

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...