Philanthropy Now podcast: Intero Foundation and SVCF: cross-sector partnerships address local community needs throughout the COVID-19 crisis

In this episode, you will learn about the work of Intero Foundation. Stephanie Hicks, President of Intero Foundation, speaks with Tyler Faust, Manager of Corporate Responsibility at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, in a conversation exploring Intero Foundation’s focus on local giving. The discussion delves into SVCF’s relationship with the foundation, their local work and recent grant round, how operations have pivoted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and more.

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.


Stephanie Hicks, President of Intero Foundation,
and Tyler Faust, Manager of Corporate Responsibility at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

 

Resources from this episode:

  • Intero Foundation’s focus on local giving and how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced their grantmaking strategy.
  • SVCF’s role in empowering and facilitating Intero Foundation’s philanthropy.
  • Operating norms as an employee-led, strictly volunteer-staffed foundation.
  • Balancing focus on existing grantees and new grantees as a result of the pandemic.

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