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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.
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
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
LUNCHEON AND SCALE TALKS
MODERATOR: Paul Connolly Director, Philanthropic Advisory Services, Bessemer Trust
The Philanthropic Journey: Stories of Two Leaders Making a Difference
MODERATOR: Lance Fors Chair, Social Venture Partners
- The Power of Networks to Drive Large-Scale Social Change - Heather McLeod-Grant, McLeod Grant Partners
- Social Change in the 21st Century Depends on "Medium" Data - Jacob Harold, GuideStar
- Scaling social impact sustainably: inconceivable? - Antony Bugg-Levine, Nonprofit Finance Fund
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.