Maeve leads SVCF’s supporting organization program, overseeing a portfolio of nearly fifteen robust philanthropic entities. She partners with this philanthropic community advising on board composition, grantmaking, impact investing, partner identification and ongoing governance matters. In 2020, SVCF’s supporting organizations granted more than $100M to nonprofit organizations. A native New Yorker, Maeve also supports SVCF’s east coast donors.
Maeve has held several roles since joining SVCF in 2012, including serving as the vice president of corporate responsibility where she led a department of professionals who advised more than 100 corporate clients on their global corporate responsibility efforts. Prior to joining SVCF, Maeve was a director at Changing Our World, a philanthropic consulting firm. She advised Fortune 500 companies on social impact strategies, cause marketing campaigns, strategic partnerships, employee engagement programs and community grantmaking. Before joining Changing Our World, Maeve was a senior manager at Walmart, where she managed the company’s $2 billion signature philanthropy campaign, including the management of a $20 million portfolio of grants focused on hunger relief. Maeve holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental analysis and policy from Boston University.
Maeve enjoys spending time with her family, especially her young daughter. When not chasing her toddler around she can be found running or cooking.
Business-owning families are an important customer for community foundations. Compared to non-entrepreneurs, business founders give and volunteer more, tend to see philanthropy as a more important to their lives, and tend to ask more sophisticated philanthropic planning questions. How can community foundations better support those founders in developing plans for meaningful, effective philanthropy in both their families and their businesses?… Read More
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