Deans, Juliana

Juliana joined Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2012 as a member of the Corporate Responsibility team. In this role, Juliana manages a portfolio of corporate clients, advising them on their strategic philanthropy, corporate responsibility and employee engagement programs. She is also responsible for the department’s social media outreach, and originated and co-leads SVCF’s employee volunteer council.

Prior to joining SVCF, Juliana was a senior director at Entrepreneurs' Foundation, responsible for business development, corporate strategies and engagement, and consulting with key clients on EF's service and advisory offerings. Before working with EF, Juliana was the community involvement leader for Deloitte's northern pacific region for 10 years. In this role, Juliana provided strategic direction and oversaw Deloitte's award-winning community involvement initiatives. Focus areas included pro bono, skills-based volunteering, board service and corporate philanthropy that expanded community partnerships while linking to Deloitte's business strategy and talent development. Before joining Deloitte, Juliana was director of communications for Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management.

Posts by Deans, Juliana

  • International Charitable Giving: The Benefits of Intermediary Organizations (11.06.14 )

    By Juliana Deans, Corporate Responsibility Manager, Silicon Valley Community Foundation In my post last week, I detailed considerations that corporate grantmakers seeking to donate internationally need to be aware of. This week, I focus on working with intermediary organizations, which can help to reduce the burden of international giving.

  • International Charitable Giving: Do You Know the Rules? (10.28.14 )

    By Juliana Deans, Corporate Responsibility Manager, Silicon Valley Community Foundation International giving is important for today’s global corporate citizen. Supporting employee interests, helping communities in need and helping to tackle global challenges are all important reasons for why corporations undertake the complexities of international giving. However, it is critical to understand the potential risks and […]

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