SVCF is pleased to announce that Misti Sangani has been named as Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s new chief donor experience and engagement officer.
In this role, Misti is responsible for leading SVCF’s world-class donor services program, which enables donors to deepen their learning, giving and engagement with issues that reflect their values. She is instrumental in developing outreach strategies that help donors both hone their philanthropic missions and connect with SVCF’s community initiatives. SVCF works with more than 2,000 individuals, families and companies to facilitate their charitable goals.
“Misti excels at creating strategic opportunities for donors to connect with one another and with SVCF’s priorities for serving the community,” said SVCF’s CEO and president, Emmett Carson. “She also brings creativity and high energy to her leadership of our donor experience team, which I know will ensure that the team continues to provide our thousands of donors with world-class experiences.”
Misti joined SVCF in 2010 and most recently was vice president of the donor experience and engagement division. During her tenure at SVCF, she launched the Donor Circle for Africa and played a key role in finding new opportunities for SVCF’s donor family to become engaged in philanthropy. She finds joy in helping to build enduring relationships between donors and the organizations they support.
Prior to joining the community foundation, Misti was executive director of the Foundation for Sustainable Development. Previously, she served as the vice president of programs and evaluation at the Global Fund for Women. She holds an M.A. in international relations from Boston University and a B.A. in international relations and political science from the University of Southern California. Misti recently served on the Board of the Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Mountain View-based Community Health Awareness Council.
We congratulate Misti on her new role. Read more about how SVCF’s donor experience and engagement team works with donors to achieve their philanthropic goals.