During this panel, Social Finance will share insights from new research conducted to understand the size of donor demand for “impact-first investments” and the associated donor psychology, drawing on results from its survey of DAF donors, the largest one run nationwide to date. Representatives from three major DAF sponsor organizations (Fidelity Charitable, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund) will share best practices and lessons learned from their experiences facilitating impact investments through DAFs.
Hemali Bhashyam, Associate Director, Social Finance
Susan Laidlaw, Director of Philanthropic Strategies, Private Donor Group, Fidelity Charitable
James Cutler, Senior Investment Officer, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Bert Feuss, Former Senior Vice President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Tanya Shadoan, Director of Philanthropy Operations & Impact Investing, Jewish Community Federation (San Francisco Bay Area)