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SV2’s Newest Grantee

Posted on Jul 12, 2015 in Old Posts | Comments Off on SV2’s Newest Grantee

SV2’s Newest Grantee

Somos Mayfair is SV2’s newest grantee. The Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2) is a vibrant giving network of more than 200 Partners who come together to learn about effective giving and pool their money and talent to support promising social ventures throughout Silicon Valley and the world. As a grantee, Somos will receive a three-year unrestricted capacity building investment totaling $150,000 to close the opportunity gap faced by Mayfair children. In addition, Somos will benefit from “beyond-the-dollars” advising to help build their capacity and scale programs. Somos...

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Somos Mayfair To Receive Neighborhood Builders Award

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 in Old Posts | Comments Off on Somos Mayfair To Receive Neighborhood Builders Award

Somos Mayfair To Receive Neighborhood Builders Award

. Somos Mayfair was selected by Bank of America as a Neighborhood Builder. Every year, 60 high performing nonprofit organizations are selected from 42 markets across the U.S. These organizations demonstrate excellence and impact in the areas of community development, workforce development, education, and basic human needs. Neighborhood Builders are connected with a unique combination of individual leadership development and $200,000 in flexible funding. . For the official announcement:  Press Release SOMOS MAYFAIR . About Neighborhood Builders Neighborhood Builders is currently marking...

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Olivia’s Leadership Development Journey

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 in Old Posts | 0 comments

Olivia’s Leadership Development Journey

Did you know young adults can develop into leaders as they promote early school readiness for Somos Mayfair? Olivia (a volunteer for Somos Mayfair) was shy and soft-spoken when she first joined Somos Mayfair, but blossomed into a confident leader as she helped parents find their own voice as community leaders. Olivia’s been with Somos for a few months and volunteers in our early school readiness program.  She’s a peer mentor who has been instrumental in outreach for Somos Mayfair’s programs.  Although her initial involvement with Somos Mayfair was via home visits and the YMCA...

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