We're excited to host our first Nonprofit & Social Enterprise Seminar in Seattle on Tuesday, May 28. We'll have guest speakers from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bloodworks Northwest, the Center for Biological Diversity, Clark Nuber, Wild Fish Conservancy and more, discussing: how organizations can expand beyond charity to drive impact; advocacy litigation; pay-for-success/social impact bonds; and risk management.
1:00 p.m. Registration
1:20 p.m. Welcome & Introductions
1:30 p.m. New Ways of Doing Good: Expanding Beyond Charity to Drive Impact
Panelists from the Gates Foundation and Lane Powell will discuss a variety of cutting-edge models for driving social and environmental outcomes that go beyond traditional nonprofit and charitable business plans.
2:15 p.m. Advocacy Litigation
Panelists from the Center for Biological Diversity, Wild Fish Conservancy and Lane Powell will discuss how you can use impact litigation to further your organizational goals and drive societal and environmental change.
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Pay-for-Success/Social Impact Bonds
The United Nations Development Programme for Financing the Sustainable Development Goals defines a Social Impact Bond or SIB as “…a public-private partnership that allows private (impact) investors to upfront capital for public projects that deliver social and environmental outcomes.” In this session, leaders from the nonprofit, government and financial sectors will discuss the emergence and future of pay-for-success contracts and other SIBs and their promise as a clever mechanism to drive more smart money towards solving social and environmental problems with measurable outcomes.
4:15 p.m. Risk Management
Against the backdrop of the preceding discussions of new and cutting-edge strategies and structures for achieving mission-driven outcomes, panelists from Clark Nuber and Lane Powell will explore comprehensive and practical approaches for organizations to assess and manage risk in order to best position themselves to maximize their impact.
5:00 p.m. Happy Hour
*Please note: the seminar is currently sold out. If registration cancellations occur, we'll open registration to those on the waitlist based on their order in line.