Social Impact Exchange Conference on Scaling

General Fee: $990
Thursday, June 17, 2010

Presented by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Duke University,
and Growth Philanthropy Network


2010

Inaugural Conference on Scaling

Thursday, June 17, 2010 8:00 AM - Friday, June 18, 2010 5:00 PM

Museum of Jewish Heritage
New York City - 36 Battery Place
www.socialimpactexchange.org



 

 


 



Conference Highlights

This first-of-its-kind conference will focus on innovative methods for scaling effective social programs. A mix of philanthropists, foundation officers, wealth advisors and social sector leaders will join together to explore ways of financing and implementing the growth of high-impact nonprofits.

Keynote Speakers

 



   
 David Gergen  Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
 Robert Steel  Nancy
Roob
 Judith Rodin 

Senior Political Analyst, CNN and Professor of Public Service at Harvard University


President & CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 

 
Former President & CEO Wachovia Corporation   President & CEO, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation President, The Rockefeller Foundation

Speakers and Panelists

 
Doug Bauer
The Clark Foundation

Shari Berenbach
Calvert Foundation

Ken Berger
Charity Navigator

Gordon Berlin
MDRC

Peter Berliner
PRI Makers Network

Melissa Berman
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Suzanne Biegel
Consultant

Matthew Bishop
The Economist

Paul Bloom
Duke University

Amit Bouri
Global Impact Investing Network

Antony Bugg-Levine
The Rockefeller Foundation

Ellie Buteau
The Center for Effective Philanthropy

Michele Cahill
Carnegie Corporation

Laura Callanan

McKinsey & Company

Cathy Clark
Duke University

Mimi Corcoran
Open Society Institute

Paul Carttar
Corporation for National and Community Services

J. Gregory Dees
Duke University

Jed Emerson
Consultant

Kathleen Enright
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Will Fitzpatrick
Omidyar Network

Kelly Fitzsimmons
Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

William Foster

Bridgespan Group

Kristin Giantris
Nonprofit Finance Fund

Michelle Gilliard
The Wal-Mart Foundation


Steven Goldberg
Author

Margaret Hall
GreenLight Fund

Jacob Harold
Hewlett Foundation

Charles Harris
SeaChange Capital Partners

Dan Heath
Author

Howard Husock
Manhattan Institute
 for Policy Researach


Rob Ivry
MDRC

Simon Jawitz
Growth Philanthropy Network

Barbara Krasne
KrasnePlows

Vanessa Kirsch
New Profit

Lauren LeRoy
Grantmakers in Health

S. Robert Levine
Growth Philanthropy Network

Corina Lindley
Kaiser Permanente

Jane Lowe
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Glen Macdonald
Wealth & Giving Forum

Shelia Maguire

Public/Private Ventures

John Martinez
MDRC

Joe McCannon

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Rohit Menezes
The Bridgespan Group

Clara Miller
Nonprofit Finance Fund
 
Matthew Nash
Duke University

Bob Ottenhoff
Guidestar


George Overholser
Nonprofit Finance Fund

Marcie Parkhurst
FSG Social Impact Advisors

Steve Patrick
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Patricia Patrizi
OMG Center for Collaborative Learning

Leslie Payne
Arabella Philanthropic Advisors

Alexander Rossides
Growth Philanthropy Network

James H. Shelton, III
U.S. Department of Education

Nadya Shmavonian
Public/Private Ventures

John Simon
GreenLight Fund

Edward Skloot
Duke University

Irene Skricki
Annie E. Casey Foundation

Karl Stauber
Danville Regional Foundation

Geri Summerville
Public/Private Ventures

Dorothy Stoneman
YouthBuild USA


Kim Symon
New Profit, Inc.

Gary Walker
Consultant

Robin Willner
IBM Corporation

Andrew Wolk
Root Cause

Ana Zacapa
Skoll Foundation

Betsy Zeidman
The Milken Institute

 

Conference Featuring

Knowledge Sessions
Participate in dynamic break out discussions and learn what experts have to say in sessions devoted to (1) evaluating, (2) planning, and (3) funding scaling of top-performing nonprofits. Also hear highlights of recent developments in scaling, including efforts by the White House Office of Social Innovation and other leading intermediaries, evaluators and capacity builders.



Business Plan Competition
See the Competition finalists present early stage and mezzanine stage growth plans and respond to questions from a panel of judges.  Winners to be announced in each category at the Closing Plenary.




Investment Fair
Join with funders and investors to hear presentations from nonprofits with strong evidence and readiness to scale in the areas  of youth and education, health, and poverty alleviation.  Following the presentations, convene in a safe learning environment to discuss the nonprofits’ growth plans and sign up for teams that will review the organizations for funding over the next 3-4 months.

 
 


Breakout Sessions in Specific Program Areas

Learn what types of scaling activities are currently taking place in youth and education, poverty alleviation, health, and impact investing. Discuss ways to implement more high-quality,evidence-based scaling efforts and identify options to work collaboratively.


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Contact Information

  • Phone:212-551-1148
    Email:conference@growthphilanthropy.org
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