• Caroline Gabel

    • United States
    • Donor
    • Interviewed in 2016
    Caroline Gabel is the President and CEO of The Shared Earth Foundation, which she founded in 1999 to protect endangered species and their habitats, and biodiversity.
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  • The Cordes Foundation

    • United States
    • Donor
    • Interviewed in 2016
    Ron and Marty Cordes created The Cordes Foundation in 2006 and were joined in 2014 by their daughter Stephanie as Vice-Chair, and Eric Stephenson as Portfolio Director.
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  • Omidyar Network

    • United States
    • Donor
    • Interviewed in 2016
    Omidyar Network was established in 2004 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam. It aims to create opportunities for people to improve their lives by investing in market-based efforts that catalyze economic and social change.
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  • Swanee Hunt

    • United States
    • Donor
    • Interviewed in 2016
    Swanee Hunt is founder and president of Swanee Hunt Alternatives, a family foundation with a multi-million dollar annual budget funding programs that provoke social change at local, national, and global levels.
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OTHER 2016 CASE STUDIES

  • Lloyd Dorfman CBE

    • United Kingdom
    • Donor
    • Interviewed in 2016
    Lloyd Dorfman CBE is a British entrepreneur who founded Travelex in 1976, which became the world's largest retail currency exchange business. After an agreement was reached to sell the business in 2014, he focused his attention on a variety of business interests including The Office Group (of which he is Chairman and majority shareholder), which provides flexible office and meeting spaces, and Doddle, the parcel collection company, which he co-founded.
  • Sir Jackie Stewart

    • United Kingdom
    • Donor
    • Interviewed in 2016
    Sir Jackie Stewart is a three-time Formula 1 world champion. In 2016 he founded Race Against Dementia – a global charity to fund ambitious, innovative and breakthrough research into dementia – after his wife, Lady Helen, was diagnosed with the illness.
  • Andre Hoffmann

    • Europe
    • Donor
    • Interviewed in 2016
    André Hoffmann grew up surrounded by nature in the Camargue, France. He is non executive Vice Chairman of Roche Holdings Ltd and chairs the board of Massellaz SA. André is also a board member of the following companies: Amazentis SA, Genentech Inc., Glyndebourne Productions Ltd, Inovalon Inc and INSEAD.
  • Abdulaziz Al Ghurair of The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

    • Donor
    • Middle East (GCC)
    • Interviewed in 2016
    Abdulaziz Al Ghurair is Chairman of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, which seeks to provide high-achieving, underserved Emirati and Arab students with the opportunity to study at a top university, and pursue a future in a STEM-related field.

2015 US CASE STUDIES

  • Emmett Carson, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

    • United States
    • Interviewed in 2015
    • Donor
    Emmett D. Carson, PhD, is the founding CEO and President of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF). With over $6.5bn in assets, SVCF is the nation’s largest community foundation and among the top 10 of all US foundations. Its 1,700 family and corporate donor funds support a wide range of causes in the Bay Area, across the USA and around the world.
  • Jacki Zehner

    • United States
    • Interviewed in 2015
    • Donor
    Jacki Zehner is President of The Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation, and Chief Engagement Officer and President of Women Moving Millions (WMM), a non-profit organisation dedicated to mobilising unprecedented resources for women and girls to create a more gender-balanced world.
  • Stephen Heintz, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

    • United States
    • Interviewed in 2015
    • Donor
    Stephen Heintz is president of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a private family foundation. Before joining the RBF, he held top leadership positions in both the non-profit and public sectors, including Dēmos and the EastWest Institute. Created in 1940 by the sons of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (John D. 3rd, Nelson, Winthrop, Laurance, and David), the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) advances social change that contributes to a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world. To date, three generations of the family have acted as trustees along with non-family leaders.

2014 US CASE STUDIES

  • Dana Pancrazi, F.B. Heron Foundation

    • United States
    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Donor
    Dana Pancrazi is Vice President, Capital Markets at the F. B. Heron Foundation, having joined in 2006 after a career in private banking. In recent years, the Heron Foundation has altered its strategy to shift focus from access to assets onto jobs and economic opportunity.
  • Peter and Jennifer Buffett

    • United States
    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Donor
    Peter Buffett has an unusual inheritance: the task of giving his father’s money away. He explains how he and his wife Jennifer run their multi-billion-dollar NoVo Foundation to help stop domination and exploitation, and to encourage partnership and collaboration.
  • Winsome McIntosh

    • United States
    • Interviewed in 2014
    • Donor
    Winsome McIntosh has served on the board of the McIntosh Foundation since 1972. She has founded several initiatives, including: the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Florida; ClientEarth, UK and EU; Rachel’s Network, US; and the Association of Small Foundations, US.