Philanthropy Now podcast: Leveraging collective impact with SVCF’s Donor Circle for the Arts

SVCF Donor Circles are dynamic groups of Bay Area philanthropists who are passionate and knowledgeable about specific impact areas. Through collaboration, they achieve greater impact by learning and giving together.

Donor circle member and Corporate Accelerator Forum CEO Diana Joseph and Palo Alto Players Managing Director Elizabeth Santana join today’s episode to speak with SVCF Philanthropy Advisor and Donor Circle for the Arts leader Tracy Wingrove. Listen to learn about the donor circle and arts organizations’ roles as our communities strive to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, and best practices for investing strategically and conscientiously in the creative sector.

In SVCF’s Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and we look at how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems.

Tracy Wingrove
Elizabeth Santana, Managing Director of Palo Alto Players
Tracy Wingrove, Philanthropy Advisor and Donor Circle leader for SVCF,
and Diana Joseph, CEO of Corporate Accelerator Forum CEO and SVCF Donor Circle member

What you will learn:

  • How joining a donor circle increases philanthropic impact and community engagement
  • Arts organizations and funders’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The diversity and landscape of the creative sector in the Bay Area
  • Best practices for investing strategically and conscientiously
  • The importance of investing in equity-focused organizations

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