March News

SV2 Annual Impact Investment Portfolio Review

Wednesday, 3/8 | 11:30am - 1:00pm PT | Zoom

Bring your lunch and join us online for our Annual Portfolio Review of SV2 impact investments. Our impact investing practice has evolved over the last 8 years and we are proud to share the social impact stories and market traction of the 20 companies that sit in our portfolio. You will hear directly from two SV2 Impact Investees — a social enterprise and an impact fund — as well as learn about the recent exits that generated returns and the exciting changes being implemented by the SV2 staff and Impact Investment Committee.


Equity and Power Sharing Workshop

Tuesday, 3/28 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm PT | In Person
350 Twin Dolphin Dr. Suite 103, Redwood City, CA 94065

A commitment to equity and sharing power is core to SV2’s new Strategic Plan. Join us at an in-person workshop to explore these foundational values together in an energizing mix of dynamic exercises, Partner testimonials, and group discussion. Dinner included.


Clean Air for All Tour with Brightline Defense

Thursday, 3/30 | 11:00am - 3:00pm PT | In Person

1028A Howard St., San Francisco, CA 94103

Join us to learn how air quality sensors work, connect with community changemakers, and learn about environmental justice in San Francisco. Brightline Defense was recently selected as Grantee Partner in SV2’s Climate Justice Grant Round. During this in person event, Brightline will share some insight into some of the disproportionate environmental hardships that frontline communities often face, we'll learn more about air quality monitoring, and see a live sensor in the Tenderloin. 



SV2 Grantee Partner Celebrations, Volunteer Opportunities, and Events


We’re proving what’s possible when you empower the next generation of leaders with the skills, networks, experiences, and confidence necessary to launch a strong career. Our 2023 Jobs Report is out!

Climate Resilient Communities 

Storm Preparation Tips from CRC


Shop the ICA Marketplace! | By shopping with us, you’re helping the Bay Area small business ecosystem thrive. Shop now.

Redwood City PAL

Family Art Nights - Last Friday of every month | Join an evening full of enrichment through art that is fun for all ages and members of your family. Taught by our professional PAL staff. In-person or virtual events are available. Upcoming PAL Events.

Mujeres Unidas y Activas

Clases de Ingles | English Classes: se llevarán a cabo en persona todos los jueves en nuestras oficinas de Oakland y San Francisco del 23 de febrero al 30 de marzo. ¡El espacio es limitado! MUA tendra guardería para niños menores de 12 años | Will be taking place in person every Thursday in our Oakland and San Francisco offices from February 23-March 30. MUA is seeking volunteer English tutors to work one on one with staff.  The commitment is 1-2 hrs per week and training is provided. Contact María José Bastias ( to learn more and apply.

Upward Scholars

Supporting local small businesses started and owned by Upward Scholars students and alumni helps students continue to live out their entrepreneurial dreams! Support a student


The Social Impact Book Club, led by SV2 Partner Paru Desai, is for current Partners only and meets on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Join the Book Club on mySV2!

About SV2

Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2) is a learning community of everyday givers committed to accelerating equity in the Bay Area through grantmaking and impact investing. For over 20 years, SV2 has been a trusted social innovation leader supporting locals to connect, learn, and practice giving in community alongside their peers. 

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Sobrato Center for Nonprofits – Redwood Shores
350 Twin Dolphin Dr, Suite 103
Redwood City, CA 94065
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