Welcome to Intentional Philanthropy! We are a small team of creative, excellence-driven individuals who apply passion, vision, and knowledge to our daily work so that our clients are able to more effectively change the world.
Intentional Philanthropy provides strategic research and planning, foundation management, grant program development, and family engagement services to independent and family foundations. We facilitate retreats and meetings to help boards navigate change. We encourage the philanthropic flames of new and seasoned donors alike. We streamline processes, survey and convene the community, and facilitate decision-making so that donors can make effective and lasting social change.
We pride ourselves on providing right-sized solutions to our clients’ needs. Our work is high quality, yet our style remains down to earth and approachable. We value each other, our clients, and the dreams they have entrusted to us as their partners.
Ask us how we can help you realize a philanthropic vision. We’d love to be a part of your success!
Holli Rivera, Founder & President
Holli with the Bender Foundation at a JWI event
Alanna leads the IP book club discussion on "The Social Profit Handbook"
The Mead Family Foundation takes time for fun in-between meetings
Holli moderating a panel at an NCFP conference (Summerfield, Nathan Cummings and Mead Family Foundations)
Carmen and Claire at a staff meeting
Anne Gunsteens (Marriott), Becka and Holli at the African American History Museum
Janet Miller (William S. Abell Foundation) and Claire at the annual WRAG lunch
Becka with Reach Inc.'s Executive Director, Mark Hecker, at their annual book launch event