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.
Making Advocacy a Family Philanthropy Affair
Posted on August 29, 2018 by Ali Sirkus Brody, Jennifer Wegbreit
Traveling the Road of Philanthropy as a Family: Tailored Education to Improve the Journey
Posted on June 14, 2018 by Ali Sirkus Brody, Deborah Dauber, Jennifer Wegbreit
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