Philanthropy Now podcast: Pivoting in dire times: Gilroy Foundation’s response to the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting, the COVID-19 outbreak, and more


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Welcome to Episode 3 of our 8-part mini podcast series with the Alliance of Community Foundations of Silicon Valley. Keep tuning in to learn from each member of the Alliance in episodes to come.

In the third episode of this mini-series, you will learn about the work of Gilroy Foundation and its role in the Alliance. SVCF Director of Nonprofit Support Services, Michelle Fries, speaks with Donna Pray, Executive Director of Gilroy Foundation, and Karen La Corte, Vice President of Marx Towing, Inc. and Gilroy Foundation Board of Directors Vice President. The three leaders overview the foundation’s response to the tragic Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting in 2019, the role in the Alliance, the response to the COVID-19 outbreak and preparations for the future.

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.

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