Interwoven with our core work providing philanthropic strategy, capacity building and executive coaching, we are using the momentum of being a young company to create change in additional ways. For details regarding our ancillary projects listed below, reach out to (310) 387 7017 or

FOR DONOR ADVISERS (law and finance)

    • Philanthropy Labs

      We make house calls. The Sky(lark) team joins forces with financial advisors and law offices to share with donors and their families insights from the trenches of philanthropy. Agenda-driven and questions-laden, The Philanthropy Labs are 1-2 hrs intimate dialogues about creating meaning and purpose through social change in a more intentional way.Read More
      April 14, 2016
    • The Board Hat Project

      The Board Hat is a membership-based, board member’s only group that meets 2-3 times a year. Part support group, part mad-skillz workshop, The Board Hat Project is designed as a safety net for those fast-moving doers, the type A’s who can’t seem to be able to say “no” to requests for joining a non-profit board or reaching deep into their pocket every time the heart beckons.Read More
      April 14, 2016
    • The GG Society Fellowship

      Partially funded by an anonymous grant, The GG Society Fellowship is a 1-year executive leadership program. It is a facilitated, collaborative effort hinging upon objective relationships and a supremely tactical use of resources. The GG Society Fellowships transfer knowledge and perspective from the philanthropy world into the front-line.Read More
      April 14, 2016
    • Tweak Sessions for Emerging Leaders

      The definition of a tweak is to improve (a mechanism or system) by making fine adjustments to it. It also means a sharp pull (towards progress, we like to think). Designed as quick intensives, theTweak Sessions are 2-4 hrs long, delving into real issues and looking at providing a platform for learning while digging for solutions that can be applied immediately. Read More
      April 14, 2016
    • International NGO Accelerator

      In May 2016, we kicked-off a 2-year pilot NGO Accelerator Lab in Timisoara, Romania sharing our hands-on experience with local visionaries and providing them with shortcuts to create change. It is a mutually beneficial project: young leaders learn about US best practices, and we learn what works and what doesn’t in specific emerging social impact markets. Read More
      April 14, 2016
    • The GG Society Social Network

      This is a project aimed to increase the greater good (hence the GG) by addressing leadership challenges usingthe age-old concept of human societies. All executives are under the pressure of a tremendous balancing act requiring them to manage, motivate and inspire, to constantly self-assess and adapt, to be political and mercurial while equally visionary.Read More
      April 14, 2016
    • Career Deep Dive

      For transitioning leaders and entrepreneurs needing a reboot strategy, we provide individualized support answering the powerful question “What’s Next?” The Career Deep Dive session includes one-on-one dialogue, analysis and practical recommendations for next steps.Click here for pricing information.

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      July 2, 2016