Claire Kaufman

Corporate Responsibility Assistant

Claire Kaufman reports to the vice president of corporate responsibility. Claire is responsible for ensuring that corporate clients connect with a member of the organization who can best address their needs. She also supports the vice president of corporate responsibility and the entire corporate responsibility team to ensure the success of their division.

Claire was born and raised in Chicago. Claire attended University of Wisconsin – Madison earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Nonprofit Management and Communications. After college Claire was the National Campus Coordinator at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, where she helped college students around the nation plan successful suicide prevention awareness events. Then Claire moved to California and started working as the Continuing Education Director and the Project Manager at A Home Within. A Home Within is a nonprofit that provides pro-bono psychotherapy to foster youth around the nation. Claire has worked in the nonprofit sector for over seven years. She is delighted and honored to apply her skills and to work in the corporate responsibility department at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

When Claire isn't working, she loves donating time to young professional philanthropic groups in the Bay Area. She also enjoys open water swimming, running, and spending time with friends around Oakland's beautiful Lake Merritt.