Philanthropic Relations & Outreach
Jennifer Kane has been advising philanthropists and nonprofit leaders for more than two decades. Her career has included work with Hewlett-Packard, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Benetech. With a base in Silicon Valley, a network that spans the globe, and expertise in the worlds of technology, media, private foundations, donor advised funds and community foundations, Jennifer has facilitated more than $200 million in grants and impact investments. As founder of Empower Philanthropy, Jennifer is passionate about building bridges for action and funding among dedicated individuals who share a vision for how to change the world for the better.
Jennifer enjoys playing with logic and visual-spatial transformation puzzles with her family, and she believes the mathematics in nature can be used to draw more people in to appreciate the beauty and depth of mathematical patterns.