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    Back to the Future of Fundraising

    The pandemic has pushed virtual fundraising into the spotlight, buoying beleaguered nonprofits and prompting giving from home It was late July, and auctioneer Franco Finn, Alaska Airlines’ community relations head honcho and the Golden State Warriors’ enthusiastic “Hype Man,” was contemplating the stakes of his latest fundraising gambit. Seated in a courtyard amid an empty Oakland Zoo, Finn focused on the green light at the…

    October 12, 2020

    Gary Bengier’s Next Chapter

    In his futuristic debut novel, eBay’s first CFO — a polymath steeped in both technology and classical philosophy — merges…
    October 3, 2020

    Appreciation: Gretchen Berggruen

    Cherished for her warmth, intuition and invaluable role at famed gallery Gretchen Berggruen, a luminous and beloved art curator and…
    October 3, 2020

    The Essay: Why Wyrsch Worries

    On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, the sun did not rise in San Francisco. A dim orange glow through smoke and…
    October 3, 2020

    The Interview: Managing Change With Mary Huss

    Mary Huss has been making (business) news in the Bay Area for nearly three decades. The infectiously charismatic Huss has…
    October 3, 2020

    The New Intimacy of Pandemic Performance

    As the arts cautiously resurrect in-person experiences, things must be smaller, spread out and distanced. Ironically, they may also be…
    October 3, 2020

    Appreciation: Ann Getty

    A generous spirit known for her creativity, philanthropy and passion for the arts It’s surreal, even painful, to type the…
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