Past Meeting Topics and Resources

Here are past meetings of Vermont Global Exchange and links to resources that were presented for each meeting:


Kickoff Conversations:

Vermont Global Exchange came to life with a series of conference calls among nonprofit leaders with common challenges. Here are summaries of those conversations:

Background to the Calls


Meeting Topics and background documents

Climate Change Initiatives - April 3,2019

Feedback on New Initiatives - October 25, 2018

Engaging with the SDGs – Benefits and Actions - April 19, 2018

Social Enterprises: How They Can Grow and Diversity Income for Our Organizations:  Will Raap, Restoring our Watersheds and New Economics Institute - October 4, 2017

Public/Private Partnerships: Ann Martin, PH International and Steve Schmida, SSG Advisors -- November 10, 2016

Cultivating Young Leadership: Steve Shepard, Shepard Communications and Jim Cross, Education USA – April 26, 2017

Leadership Transition:  Discussion, Brenda Torpy, Champlain Housing Trust - May 11, 2016

Collective Impact: Scott Spann, Innate Strategies, October 14, 2015

The New Economy: Gus Speth, Vermont Law School - September 12, 2014

The Power of Story:  Bill Ryerson, Population Media Center - June 10, 2014

Measuring Impact: Are We Tacking the Right Questions?  Bill Ryerson, Population Media Center - October 2, 2013

Non-Traditional Partnerships: George Hamilton, Institute for Sustainable Communities,  and Connecting with Government: Discussion - January 8, 2012