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Madison Silver and Sam Caplan

Dispatch: EFG 2024 and a peek at the future of CSR

Sam Caplan speaks with Madison Silver about their experiences at the EFG 2024 and what the future holds in store for the world of CSR.

Dispatch: EFG 2024 and a peek at the future of CSR

11:58 MIN

Sam and Madi reflect on this year’s EFG conference and share what they learned about the future of CSR.



This episode is a quick conversation between Sam and Madi on their takeaways from EFG 2024, held in Minneapolis last month.

In this episode we cover: 

  • The increasing politicization of DEI and CSR programs

  • Areas where ideas like trust-based philanthropy are making progress

  • Ways AI both did and didn’t fit in the conversation


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Madison Silver

Madi is Submittable's Product Marketer focused on CSR and the Corporate audience. She helped run social impact programs during her time at Lyft and Snap! Mobile, and is now working to create the technology that those companies can use to accelerate their community impact and employee engagement work.

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Sam Caplan

Sam Caplan is the Vice President of Social Impact at Submittable. Inspired by the amazing work performed by grantmakers of all stripes, at Submittable, Sam strives to help them achieve their missions through better, more effective software. Sam has served as founder of New Spark Strategy, Chief Information Officer at the Walton Family Foundation, and director of technology at the Walmart Foundation. He consults, advises, and writes prolifically on social impact technology, strategy, and innovation. Sam recently published a series of whitepapers with the Technology Association of Grantmakers titled “The Strategic Role of Technology in Philanthropy.”


Episode Notes:

Full transcript coming soon!

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