Ali Sirkus Brody

Senior Philanthropic Advisor, San Francisco Foundation

Ali Sirkus Brody, M.A., is a Senior Philanthropic Advisor at the San Francisco Foundation where she partners with donors on their philanthropic journeys and connects them to giving that brings meaning and purpose.  Ali helps individuals and families create giving plans and grantmaking strategies that maximize philanthropic impact. She centers equity in her work, supporting donors to move resources into the hands of communities and organizations on the frontlines of social change.

Ali has worked for nonprofits and foundations for more than 20 years. Most recently, Ali founded Greater Good Philanthropy, a consulting firm on a mission to inspire progressive philanthropists to become actively anti-racist partners in our shared pursuit of equity and liberation.

Ali is a certified life coach and a 21/64 certified philanthropic facilitator and trainer. She holds an M.A. in Nonprofit Management from the University of San Francisco and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her free time, Ali enjoys dance, travel, hiking, weaving, singing around the campfire, and raising her two sons to be intersectional feminists.


2022 Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network Workshop

Posted on April 5, 2022 by John Oddy, Hali Lee, Nicole Kyauk, J.M. Johnson, Ali Sirkus Brody, Jennifer Touchet, Jennifer Olson Curry, Joanne Cohen, Michael Moody, Robyn Schein

This workshop, exclusively available for members of NCFP’s Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network, is an excellent opportunity to learn from your peers and build professional skills! Network members may register up to five staff member attendees at no cost. Please note: This is a standalone workshop, not connected with any other NCFP events. View the agenda… Read More