Giving Compass’ Take:
• Giving with Impact podcast host Michael Gordon Voss speaks with Nicole Taylor, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Kim Laughton, president of Schwab Charitable, about how to make the most impact in philanthropy through donor-advised funds and community foundations.
• Do you utilize either of these vehicles for your charitable giving? Which approach seems more accessible for the individual donor?
• Learn about the rise of donor-advised funds.
In this episode of Giving With Impact, an original podcast series from Stanford Social Innovation Review developed with the support of Schwab Charitable, host and SSIR publisher Michael Gordon Voss speaks about ways to help donors achieve the most impact with their resources with Nicole Taylor, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Kim Laughton, president of Schwab Charitable. The full transcript of the episode can be read below.
[MICHAEL VOSS] Welcome to Giving With Impact, an original podcast series from Stanford Social Innovation Review, developed with the support of Schwab Charitable. I’m your host, Michael Gordon Voss, publisher of SSIR.
In this series, we hope to create a collaborative space for leading voices from across the philanthropic ecosystem to engage in both aspirational and practical conversations around relevant topics at the heart of achieving more effective philanthropy.
So you’re an intelligent, successful, impassioned individual who’s looking to create real impact around a social issue that matters to you. Okay, now what? This is the place many donors, whether they are new to philanthropy or have been making direct donations for years, often find themselves when first exploring how to deploy their philanthropic resources in a thoughtful and proactive manner in order to improve the impact they have on the causes they support.
There are a range of organizations and solutions out there to help donors navigate this process, including community foundations and national donor-advised funds. These organizations can not only provide direction into ways to maximize charitable impact, but thanks to their resources and expertise, often have unique perspectives on the future of giving.
Read the full article about donor-advised funds at Stanford Social Innovation Review.
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