Dr. Emmett Carson’s 2014 Story of Service #GiveBackTGN

Emmett D. Carson, Ph. D., is an international thought leader in the field of philanthropy. As founding CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2006, he led the unprecedented merger of two of the largest community foundations in the world. Today, SVCF has over $4.7 billion under management, and Emmett oversees the…


Bucking the Status Quo in Philanthropy

    By Andrea Price @aprice_1 Bucking status quo in philanthropy: Emmett Carson doesn't put limitations on his partners or tools. <Check out this 1-minute video by Dr. Emmett Carson Dr. Emmett Carson is one of the greatest philanthropic leaders of the 21st Century. His vision and insight has transformed the Silicon…


Dr. Emmett Carson: Renewing the Call to Advocacy

Dr. Emmett Carson, President and CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, gave the keynote address at Independent Sector's Public Policy Action Institute. As a nonprofit, and an organization that is not a direct service provider, The Giving Net is in a unique position to strengthen democracy through our civic engagement strategies,…

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