Benefit to Support Social Innovation

Big Bold Benefit

Big Bold Benefit 2017 | June 7 at Cipriani Wall Street

This annual celebration of our vast and dedicated community is an inspiring evening of connecting with Fellows, recommitting to positive social impact, and looking ahead to the innovations that will shape our world in the years to come. Benefit sponsors and guests are the first to welcome the 2017 class of Fellows. We promise you will come away with new ideas, inspired in your own work, and optimistic about the future of social change.


Celebrating Our Community

Our supporters and guests get an exclusive preview of the inspiring innovations driven by our newest class of Fellows.

We celebrate the many shared successes of our vast community over the course of 30 years pioneering social innovation.

Each year, Big Bold Benefit is a call to action: recommit to engaging deeply with our network and supporting positive social change.

Featured Speakers

These acclaimed social entrepreneurs, each of them Echoing Green Fellows from across our 30-year history, will join us to share their perspectives, experiences, and impact made in partnership with Echoing Green.

Michael BrownMichael Brown

Co-founder and CEO of City Year
1991 Echoing Green Fellow

Becca HellerRebecca Heller

Director of International Refugee Assistance Project
2010 Echoing Green Fellow

Raj PanjabiRaj Panjabi

CEO of Last Mile Health
2011 Echoing Green Fellow

Laura Weidman PowersLaura Weidman Powers

Co-founder and CEO of CODE2040
2013 Echoing Green Fellow

James MonteiroJames Monteiro

Founder of Prison Bridge
2015 Echoing Green Fellow

Our 2017 Visionary & Pioneer Benefit Sponsors

Lewis Bernard    Steve and Roberta Denning    William E. Ford
Marie-France & Rene Kern    Ajay & Debbie Nagpal    Larry Wieseneck


2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

Visionary | $100,000

Includes PIONEER offerings, plus:
» Membership in ANNIVERSARY CIRCLE with invitation for five to attend Echoing Green’s New Fellows Retreat
» Opportunity for a speaking role on stage


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Pioneer | $50,000

Includes INNOVATOR offerings, plus:
» Membership in ANNIVERSARY CIRCLE with invitation for two to attend Echoing Green’s New Fellows Retreat
» Premium logo placement on website and at the event


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Innovator | $30,000

» Membership in ANNIVERSARY CIRCLE with invitation to attend Echoing Green’s New Fellows Retreat
» Table for nine guests with priority seating
» One Echoing Green Fellow at your table
» Recognition on Echoing Green Facebook and Twitter channels with more than 500,000 followers
» Logo placement at the event

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30th Anniversary Circle

This is an exclusive opportunity for benefit sponsors to work with the 2017 class of Echoing Green Fellows earlier in the day on June 7. Through mentoring and hands-on support, you will help position these rising leaders to make the most of their Fellowship experience, and make deep, lasting impact on their communities.

Anniversary Chairs
Lewis Bernard
Steven A. Denning
William E. Ford
Marie-France Kern
Carter McClelland
Adam Shapiro

Other ways to support

» Table for 10 guests
» Name placement at the event
reserve here.

» One ticket with priority seating
reserve here.

reserve here.

DONATION in Lieu of Attendance
donate here.

Past Presenters and Honorees

We are grateful for the contributions and insights of these influential leaders of business, media, government, and philanthropy who have supported Echoing Green benefits throughout recent years.

Chelsea Clinton

Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative

Robert Herjavec

Founder & CEO Herjavec Group, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank

Antony Jenkins

Former Group CEO, Barclays

Rebecca Jarvis

ABC News Chief, Business and Economics Correspondent

Blake Mycoskie

Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of Toms Shoes

George Stephanopoulos

Former White House Director of Communications, ABC News Chief Anchor


To support this event, contact Corie Pope Lieberman at or 646.539.2418