Annual Conference

2014 Conference on Scaling Impact

 

Conference Program Speakers Blog Posts Attendees
2014 Program 2014 Speakers Blog Posts Attendees

 

 

On June 18 - 19, the Social Impact Exchange held its 2014 Conference on Scaling Impact, where over 400 foundations, philanthropists, philanthropy advisors, and sector leaders convened in New York City. The Conference focused entirely on innovative methods to support scaling and replication of high-impact nonprofit initiatives. Conference themes included building networks to support scale and financial sustainability at scale.

 

 

Videos from the 2014 Conference: 

 

Opening Remarks:  Alexander Rossides, President and Co-Founder, Growth Philanthropy Network and the Social Impact Exchange - Opening Remarks

Opening Plenary:   The Power of Networks to Drive Large Scale Social Change
Lance Fors, Chair, Social Venuture Partners
Heather McLeod Grant, Principal, McLeod-Grant Advisors and Co-Author, "Forces for Good"

 

THE WHOLE IS GREATER THAN THE SUM OF THE PARTS 
Moving the Needle... Together!
Interactive Mapping Session
Facilitated by:  Heather McLeod Grant and Adene Sacks, McLeod-Grant Advisors
 
 
Introductory Remarks: Richard Brown, American Express
PLENARY: Creating a Just Society through Movement Building
KEYNOTE: Kenneth H. Zimmerman, Director, US Programs, Open Society Foundations
Panel : Scaled Impact through Movement Building: The Young Men of Color Movement
Moderator : Tonya Allen, President & CEO, The Skillman Foundation
Shawn Dove, Campaign Manager, Campaign for Black Male Achievement, Open Society Foundations
Andrew Wolk, Founder and CEO, Root Cause
William J. Snipes, Co-Founder, Pipeline Crisis/Winning Strategies and Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

PLENARY KEYNOTE AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Financial Sustainability at Scale

KEYNOTE: Antony Bugg-Levine CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund

MODERATOR: Paul L. Carttar Partner, The Bridgespan Group
Amy Celep CEO, Community Wealth Partners
Tim Ferguson  Founder and Managing Partner, Next Street
Craig Reigel CFO, Nonprofit Finance Fund
Kerry Sullivan President, Bank of America Foundation

LUNCHEON AND SCALE TALKS 

MODERATOR: Paul Connolly Director, Philanthropic Advisory Services, Bessemer Trust
Silda Wall Spitzer, Principal, NewWorld Capital Group
Kirstin Hill, Managing Director, Merrill Lynch
Gordon Berlin, President, MDRC

 

CLOSING PLENARY

The Philanthropic Journey: Stories of Two Leaders Making a Difference

MODERATOR: Lance Fors  Chair, Social Venture Partners
Isiah Thomas  Principal and CEO, Isiah International and Founder, Mary’s Court
Jeffrey C. Walker  Retired Managing Partner, JPMorgan Partners and Vice Chair, 
UN Envoy’s Office for Health Finance and Malaria

 
 

 

Scaling in Action

Scaling in Action features presentations of the nation’s leading nonprofits in the process of scaling their impact, each demonstrating evidence of outcomes, impact and readiness to scale. In each session, two CEOs present their organizations’ growth plans and take questions from the audience.
 
Presentations from the 2014 Scaling in Action participants can be found here
 

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