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2013 Conference on Scaling Impact

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On June 18 – 20, the Social Impact Exchange held its 2013 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 include breakthrough scaling strategies; lessons from private sector scaling successes; three-sector collaborations, key “accelerators” that enable broad impact; and leveraging funder networks to finance scale.

Videos from the 2013 Conference: 

Alexander Rossides, President, Growth Philanthropy Network and the Social Impact Exchange – Introduction

KEYNOTE: Rip Rapson, President & CEO, The Kresge Foundation
Opening Plenary: Expanding Opportunities in America’s Cities

Revitalizing Cities Is a Scaling Strategy

MODERATOR: Michael Rubinger, President & CEO, LISC
Kevin Boes, Senior Vice President, LISC
Audrey Choi, Managing Director, Global Sustainable Finance, Morgan Stanley
Kimberlee Cornett, Director of Social Investment Practice, The Kresge Foundation
Bryna Lipper, Associate Director, Philanthropic Research and Initiatives for the Office of International and Philanthropic Innovation (IPI), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

KEYNOTE: Jim Canales, President & CEO, The James Irvine Foundation
Making Collaborations Work

When is Philanthropy (Ir)Relevant? 

MODERATOR: Lance Fors, Chair, Social Venture Partners
Sharon Alpert, Senior Director, Programs and Strategy, Surdna Foundation
Amy Dominguez Arms, Program Director, The James Irvine Foundation
Sam Karp, Vice President of Programs, California Healthcare Foundation

KEYNOTE: Jeff Bradach, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, The Bridgespan Group

Accelerating Impact

MODERATOR: Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund
Gordon Berlin, President, MDRC
Chris Busselle, Giving Principal, Google
Rodney Christopher, Senior Fellow, F.B. Heron Foundation
Gabriel Kasper, Senior Consultant, The Monitor Institute

Scale Talks

MODERATOR: Edward Skloot, Director, Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society,Duke University
Linda Gibbs, Deputy Mayor, Health & Human Services, City of New York
Darin McKeever, Deputy Director, Charitable Sector, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Sonal Shah, Senior Fellow, Case Foundation

Plenary: Lessons from Private Sector Leader on Scaling Impact

MODERATOR: Katie Smith Milway | Partner, The Bridgespan Group
Michael Chu | Senior Lecturer of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Jen Crozier | Director of Corporate Citizenship, IBM
Dan Letendre | Director of Community Lending & Investment, Bank of America

KEYNOTE: Tonya Allen, Incoming President & CEO, The Skillman Foundation

Stephen Patrick, Executive Director, The Aspen Forum, The Aspen Institute

Scaling in Action

Scaling in Action features presentations of the nation’s leading nonprofi ts in the process of scaling their impact, each demonstrating evidence of outcomes, impact and readiness to scale. In this session, two CEOs present their organizations’ growth plans and take questions from the audience.
Presentations from the 2013 Scaling in Action participants can be found here.

Conference Sponsors

2013 Conference Sponsors