Category: News



Getting Proximate: “Richness in Richmond”

On October 31st, SV2 Partners and staff met students at Richmond High School and learned more about the Richmond community. It was such a treat! Twelve very bright and talented students who engage in the programs of College is Real, SV2...



US South Trip Group Journal

In October, ten SV2 Partners and CEO David Onek took an unforgettable journey with Telos Group to New Orleans, Jackson, Selma, and Montgomery, into the heart of the US racial justice and civil rights movement. Participants visited key...



Fall Connections Recap

In mid-October, we had an energizing gathering of over 60 changemakers. Thanks to all who joined our Fall Connections: Voices from our Community event at the beautiful and inspiring EPACENTER! The evening was filled with joyful catchups,...



Get Proximate with College is Real

High school can be a formative and significant experience. Beyond the classes, lockers, extracurriculars, and questionable cafeteria food, students are developing their identities and sense of belonging.  When we gather, students will...



If you missed the Backyard Impact Social…

135 Bay Area changemakers gathered on the Sunday afternoon of August 28th, under one-hundred-year-old redwoods at the beautiful Atherton home of SV2 Partners Aarti and Asheem Chandna, to celebrate the end of summer.  After a long...



Kicking off the Fall Climate Justice Grant Round!

Our grantmaking and community engagement will advance climate justice. This can include supporting frontline communities in building resilience to climate change, addressing environmental consequences of our fossil fuel economy, and...



Welcome New Board Members

We are thrilled to welcome four new members to SV2's Board of Directors: Gatanya Arnic, Kelly Pope, Dr. Linda Prieto and Zelica Rodriguez-Deams. As part of our Strategic Plan's emphasis on equity and power sharing, three of the new Board...



Thanks to Outgoing Board Members

We are deeply grateful for the many contributions of outgoing Board members Dan Barritt, Aarti Chandna, Paru Desai, Lisa Jones, and Rick Tinsley. Dan has served as a Grant Round leader and member of the Grantmaking and Impact Investment...