Data-driven strategy powered by Silicon Valley analytics and creativity. Silicon Valley Social Value provides consulting to mission-driven organizations and philanthropists. Learn more about our clients and areas of expertise.


SVSV works with leading nonprofits, foundations, corporations & philanthropists in pursuit of social impact


Case studies

Bill & Melinda Gaters Foundation Office

Private Foundation

Challenge: Support the Foundation in the spend-down of its $300M endowment 

Outcome:  Long-term advisory related to spend-down strategy development and grant-making   

Johnson & Johnson building

Johnson & johnson  

Challenge: Create an innovative employee giving experience that reflects Johnson & Johnson's social mission and values

Outcome: Launch of the new CaringCrowd global health platform and campaigns for employee engagement 

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Pathfinder International

Challenge: Refresh the organization's 5-year strategic plan to account for shifting market dynamics

Outcome: Board-level recommendations on pathways to grow and scale the organization's impact

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General

Challenge: Create a "start-up" organization within MGH's Global Psychiatry Division focused on global mental health research and capacity building

Outcome: Early stage business plan and funding strategy for the Chester M. Pierce Center

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Digital Readiness Research Initiative

Challenge: In collaboration with Bay Area technology companies, quantify the current state of nonprofit "digital readiness" - e.g., UX/UI, digital payments, digital marketing, other factors

Outcome: "Digital readiness playbook"  for non-profits, partners, and funders, articulating "why, what, and how" of technology adoption for sustainable impact

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Nonprofit Mergers & Acquisitions

Challenge: Evaluate M&A as a lever to increase organization funding and impact (client confidential)

Outcome: Board presentation of M&A strategy, including business rational, external assessment, and prospective acquisition targets


Additional Experience

At SVSV, The Bridgespan Group and other firms, founder Chase Behringer has had the privilege of working with leading nonprofit organizations, foundations, corporations and philanthropists in the pursuit of social impact.