SVCF Philanthropy Now Podcast

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Dec 26, 2016

Welcome to the very first episode of the SVCF Philanthropy Now Podcast!

In this inaugural episode, we kick things off with the Keynote address of a seasoned professional in the SV fundraising scene, Emmett Carson. Emmett has been a leading member of the local fundraising and philanthropic community for 10 years, and delivered this address to the top fundraising professionals in the country at this year’s Association of Fundraising Professionals Symposium.

During his address, Emmett highlights the challenges that Silicon Valley fundraisers face and talks in real terms about the situation, and what organizations need to understand to effectively gain support for their causes. As Emmett shares his incredible expertise in an honest and direct manner, you’ll be amazed at the keen insights he has uncovered, and how he addresses organizations to empower themselves to fundraise and serve better.

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