2018 Summit  |  Chicago


Hosted in collaboration with SVP Chicago and Loyola University’s Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility, the 2018 Global Summit brought together Social Venture Partners' board leaders, affiliate staff, philanthropic and social benefit organizations from around the world.


Tracks & Sessions

The 2018 Summit offered 20 breakout sessions, composing 5 core tracks focused on topics SVP Partners and Staff identified as central to our work and the future of engaged philanthropy: Impact InvestingCapacity-Building, Equity & Social Justice, Community Impact and Strategic Philanthropy.

Explore all 2018 tracks and sessions

Keynote Speakers

Social change agent Dr. Gail C. Christopher, former Senior Advisor and Vice President of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation opened the 2018 Summit. Chuck Collins, organizer, storyteller, agitator, author and senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies, closed.

Learn more about both of them and see Dr. Christopher's full keynote speech.