Bill Somerville’s Presentation at the Pro Net Conference

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation's Blog

The following is a presentation that Bill Somerville, PVF Founder and President, gave at the Pro Net Conference in Cleveland, Ohio on October 19, 2014.

Bill Somerville colorLet me tell you what I am going to talk about. I am going to talk about immediate response grants and paperless giving, about foundation staff approving grants and involving special groups to help decide some grants, about venturing, taking risks, giving discretionary grants, and finding outstanding people.

It’s interesting to talk to you all because many of you have a smart phone and you can fact check me, create your own PowerPoint, and look up references I cite.

Well, tomorrow I will put this talk on venturesfoundation.wordpress.com with a listing of the addresses of all the citations. I invite you to sit back, relax, and just listen.

Let me tell you a story. This is about Larry Purcell, in Redwood City, California, he is…

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