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Partner Event - 2017 Social Impact Exchange Conference on Scaling Impact

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017
Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280
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The Conference will address key issues of how to collaboratively fund and implement scaling initiatives that lead to systems transformation and will combine both knowledge sessions and opportunities for taking direct action. The Conference will have issues tracks in education, health, economic mobility, the environment, and impact investing.  The agenda will feature:

Plenary Sessions:

  • How Will Philanthropy Break Through? New Ideas to Tackle Our Biggest Challenges
  • Achieving Population-Level Outcomes Through Systems Transformation
  • A Family (R)evolution:  A Conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Luis A. Miranda, Jr.
  • Leadership for a Changing Sector and a Changing World
  • Integrating Multi-Sector Solutions to Create Thriving Communities

Knowledge Sessions:

Break-out sessions will be organized by tracks, including education, health, economic mobility, and the environment. Conversations will focus on leveraging the power of collaborative networks through cross-sector participation; achieving impact at scale through “big bets”; and learning from sector leaders about systems change in practice. 

There will also be a special track on impact investing, where we will explore how philanthropy can exponentially expand the impact of this field, including a special session on women in impact investing.

Scaling in Action. This year, Scaling in Action will focus on systems change. The audience will be introduced to the power of systems mapping and will hear from social entrepreneurs who will share their ground-breaking systems change efforts.


Conference Rate is $1695 per person. SCG members receive a 50% registration discount.

Who May Attend:
Foundation officers, philanthropists, corporate executives, trustees, wealth managers, and philanthropy advisors interested in learning about innovative methods to support high-impact nonprofits in education, youth development, poverty alleviation, health and impact investing.


SCG members receive a Discount of Nearly 50%. To register, visit and click the "Register" button. During the registration process:

  • When asked who you were invited by, select: Southern California Grantmakers
  • When prompted, use discount code: coinviter7102


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