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At the 2016 Conference on Scaling Impact, funders, advisors and leaders from across the social sector gather to share knowledge, learn about innovative co-funding opportunities and develop a community to help scale top initiatives and build the field. As part of a special collaboration with Morgan Stanley, 200 high-net worth donors will attend this year’s Conference!


Featured Speakers

Deepak Chopra, MD
Physician, Author, and Founder and Chairman
The Chopra Foundation

Abigail E. Disney
Filmmaker, Philanthropist, President and CEO
Fork Films

President and Co-Founder
Daphne Foundation

Carol S. Larson
President and CEO
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Kimbal Musk
Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, and Board Member
Tesla Motors

The Kitchen Community

Soledad O'Brien
Journalist, CEO
Starfish Media Group

Starfish Foundation

Board Member
RAND Corporation 

Kerry H. Sullivan
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Plenary SessionsThe 2016 Conference on Scaling Impact takes place at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - Battery Park (36 Battery Place) in New York City with two full-day sessions on June 22 & 23. 

  • Attend plenaries on topics that include achieving scaled impact through systems change; creating collaborative networks to address complex social problems; lessons learned about collective impact; how social entrepreneurs are changing systems; and scaling social impact for women and girls globally.

Knowledge Sessions

  • Participate in dynamic sessions on achieving large scale impact at the local level; collective action models that work, building a for-benefit economy; what’s working in pay-for-success deals and what’s not; the latest generation of scaling strategies; and new ways to unlock the power of family philanthropy.

Scaling in Action

  • Hear nonprofit CEOs present their growth plans in the fields of leadership development, health and education.

Engage with Peers

  • Collaborate: Get involved in new, collaborative funding networks that are supporting scaled impact in early childhood, chronic health conditions, post secondary success, women and girls, healthcare payment reform, and more.

  • See demos and learn about new, scalable platforms, tools, and initiatives emerging from the tech and web industries focused on health delivery, leadership training, and impact investing. 

  • Network with peers who are at the forefront of the movement to spread what works and achieve breakthrough impact.

For more information on the Social Impact Exchange and highlights from previous conferences visit