(Community Matters) Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the Entrepreneurs Foundation Bay Area today announced that they will combine the corporate philanthropy services of both organizations to better serve companies that want to give back locally, regionally and around the world.
EFBA will be integrated into the community foundation’s business services unit to provide existing and potential corporate clients with a full range of strategic guidance about corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, and community involvement.
“The community foundation and EFBA have a long history of working together and we are excited that we will be now be able to work together as one,” said Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO and president of the community foundation. Carson said companies working with SVCF and EFBA will continue to receive the same customer service commitment while the integration is completed.
Diane Solinger, who has served as executive director of EFBA for 13 years, will join Google as the company’s new manager for employee social responsibility this month. She said today’s announcement will help take EFBA’s vision “to the next level.” (posted from my blackberry)