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SVCF Philanthropy Now Podcast

Listen to SVCF Philanthropy Now podcast episodes free, on demand. As the largest community foundation in the world, SVCF engages donors and corporations from Silicon Valley, across the country and around the globe to make our region and world better for all. With our podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. Tune in, subscribe, and for more about SVCF, visit siliconvalleycf.org.
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Dec 22, 2017

This episode features Misti Sangani, our chief donor experience and engagement officer, and Leah Wilberding, a philanthropy advisor at SVCF.They discuss a some local organizations that have been supported by SVCF donors, are making a positive impact in our community and could benefit from support to further their work.

The organizations include the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, Camp Kesem, Presidio Tunnel Tops, Project WeHOPE, Sojourn to the Past, Thorn, and Valley Medical Center Foundation.

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Dec 20, 2017

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal set of goals, targets and indicators that United Nations member states are usingto frame their agendas and political policies over the next 15 years. There is a significant movement for the private sector toalso adopt the SDG framework and become key actors role in achieving these goals through their corporate responsibility efforts.

On Dec. 13, 2017, to celebrate the launch of its new report about how companies can approach the SDGs within their businesses, Silicon Valley Community Foundation hosted a moderated discussion among corporate responsibility leaders about their experiences integrating the SDGs into their companies. The discussion was moderated by Stuart Burden, vice president of corporate responsibility at SVCF. Panelists are:Debra McLaughlin, senior manager, corporate responsibility, Symantec; Emily Stone, co-founder and CEO, Uncommon Cacao; and Mary Mazzoni, freelance journalist and sustainability author.

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Dec 6, 2017

Valerie Cuevas, interim vice president of strategic initiatives and grantmaking at SVCF, discusses the 10 nonprofit projects that received anniversary grants from SVCF in 2017.

SVCF’s 10th Anniversary Grants program awarded a total of $1 million in the following focus areas: economic security; education; immigration; building strong communities and civic engagement using technology.

Valerie also shares her thoughts about how the anniversary grant recipients will have an impact on their communities. 

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