Ayushi Vig

Philanthropy Educator and Organizer, Trust-Based Philanthropy Project

Ayushi Vig is a philanthropy educator and organizer with the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project. Formerly, she was a Senior Fellow at Stanford PACS, where she designed resources for wealth advisors to explore philanthropy with their clients. She has also worked with Thousand Currents, Filantropi Indonesia, and Collective Capital Philanthropy Advisors, and currently helps to lead Resource Generation’s Bay Area chapter. Ayushi grew up in New Delhi and currently lives in San Francisco. She holds a BA from Stanford University.


Voices from the Field

Philanthropy as Democracy Enhancement: Big Philanthropy’s Role as Discovery for Social Problem-Solving

Posted on January 15, 2021 by Mohit Mookim, Rob Reich, Nadia Roumani, Ayushi Vig

Photo by Element5 Digital from Pexels The United States is facing unprecedented levels of inequality. Nuanced critiques of donor-driven endowments permeate the media coverage of philanthropy, tinging it with skepticism and mistrust. As a donor, you want to do good—you want to have a positive impact by playing your part in advancing our society. Yet you may feel confused about… Read More
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Democratizing Family Philanthropy: Shifting Practice to Share Power

Posted on December 16, 2020 by Mohit Mookim, Rob Reich, Nadia Roumani, Ayushi Vig

“Nothing about us without us,” is commonly used by community activists when speaking about the changes they want to see in their communities. The idea is simple: those most affected by social problems—the intended beneficiaries of any program—should fully and meaningfully participate in decisions about programs, policies, and strategies that may directly impact their communities. Philanthropy is not something done… Read More