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Stanford, CA

The Philanthropy Innovation Summit is a biennial event hosted by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society that convenes individual and family philanthropists to discuss strategic and impactful giving.

Past Events

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Menlo Park, CA

Discussion of the 2019 Giving USA report, regional giving trends, and perspectives on philanthropy in Silicon Valley, with philanthropists John Goldman and Shannon Hunt-Scott, and Rick Williams, CEO of the Sobrato Family Foundation. Co-sponsored by CCS Fundraising and Magnify Community.

South San Francisco, CA

Community Convening: Serving Families and Children in Need, Focus on North San Mateo County

Co-sponsored by Atkinson Foundation, Sand Hill Foundation, Sunlight Giving Foundation, Magnify Community & Thrive Alliance.



Board President, The Sobrato Family Foundation

What we do here in Silicon Valley matters, because we fuel innovation for the state, the nation, and the world. Let’s make the Valley known for our social innovations as much as our technology.


Ford Dorsey

President, Sand Hill Foundation

The Peninsula is an amazing place to do good works. The diversity of our community makes it so interesting and challenging, and we have such great minds in Silicon Valley to engage in solving our local problems. Our local needs are great, a fact which is often masked by the vast wealth that has been created here.



President, Sunlight Giving

We never thought of our giving as either/or — national or local. We give to both. Giving locally offers a great opportunity to learn. We can be more in touch with the issues, local leadership, and the communities they serve.

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