Philanthropy Now podcast: How can corporate foundations work best with nonprofits?

In this episode, Vu Le, creator of the blog Nonprofit AF, executive director of Rainier Valley Corps and co-author of Unicorns Unite: How nonprofits and foundations can build epic partnerships, talks with SVCF’s vice president of corporate responsibility Stuart Burden. Listen as the two discuss the challenges of securing funding and the sometimes fraught relationship between nonprofits and funders.

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


Vu Le, executive director of Rainier Valley Corps
and Stuart Burden, SVCF's vice president of corporate responsibility

What you will learn:

  • Who Vu Le is and what Rainier Valley Corps is all about.
  • Funding challenges and operational changes Vu has observed
  • What changes he would make to corporate grantmaking.
  • How to improve trust between grant makers and nonprofits.

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