Bay Area Corporate Philanthropy: Creating a Corporate Culture of Giving

11/17/2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM PT


This is a joint GASP & DER Luncheon event!  (Registration closes at noon on Wednesday 11/15.)

Join us for our annual Corporate Giving Panel featuring private sector philanthropic leaders at emerging and established iconic brands. Once again we are partnering with Foundation Center West and the San Francisco Business Times to bring you insights and best practices that will help you refine your corporate giving efforts. Bring your curious minds, questions and business cards with you to join the conversation and network with peers and panelists.



Nicole Snow

Senior Manager, Oracle Giving and Oracle Education Foundation


Blair Blackwell

Manager of Education and Corporate Programs at Chevron Corporation


Amy Millington

President of eBay Foundation


Stephanie Isaacson

Director of Community Relations at PG&E


Our esteemed panel will discuss: each of their respective approaches to their institutional giving; what they look for when seeking new non-profit partnerships; and advice on how to expand your corporate giving efforts.

Location: Foundation Center, 312 Sutter Street, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108.


Registration for this event is REQUIRED.

~ $20 ~

DER members, please log-in to your account before registering.

This joint GASP & Luncheon event is pending approval for 1.5 CFRE credits.



Nicole Snow holds dual roles at Oracle as the manager of the corporate giving program and the Oracle Education Foundation, which has allowed her to develop expertise in global grant-making and non-profit management. She identifies and cultivates partnerships that complement Oracle’s business objectives, vets all corporate donations, manages the employee workplace giving program, and implements global and regional disaster relief campaigns. 

Blair Blackwell is responsible for Chevron’s education focused social investments in the United States.  She has over 20 years of experience with the private sector, non-profit organizations and international organizations in Africa, the Balkans, Central Asia and the United States. Previously, she served as director of private sector initiatives for the International Crisis Group and as executive director of Princeton in Africa.

As President of the eBay Foundation, Amy Millington is responsible for leading the design and implementation of eBay’s philanthropic giving strategy, incluing global employee community engagement activities. Since joining eBay Foundation in 2003, she has helped oversee the distribution of more than $35 million in grants to nonprofits globally.

Stephanie Isaacson is currently leading PG&E's philanthropic, employee giving and employee volunteerism programs.  A public affairs professional with broad experience in a variety of utility, retail and entertainment industry roles, Stephanie’s experience at PG&E has included an emphasis on developing effective programs for communicating and promoting important and sensitive issues with internal and external stakeholders and providing leadership in program policy development, including managing regulatory, government and community engagement on critical company initiatives and projects. 


LUNCHEON CANCELLATION POLICY: If you contact the Administrator to cancel your registration before the deadline, you may receive credit towards a future luncheon. If you cancel your registration after the deadline, the payment will be considered a tax-deductible donation to DER.  Thank you for your support!

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