Philanthropy Today

Philanthropy Today

Stephanie Bell-Rose

2.24.2008

Stephanie Bell-Rose

Goldman Sachs Foundation President Stephanie Bell-Rose specializes in high-impact social investments to promote the development of young people and their families such as the Next Generation Venture Fund, whereby companies invest in talented young people from underrepresented groups at an early stage in their development. Her philanthropic work extends from America's inner cities and rural communities to Europe, Asia and Latin America. Deeply committed to developing the full potential of all people, she has emphasized the needs of the underserved.

Goldman Sachs Foundation President Stephanie Bell-Rose discusses the most important trends in philanthropy today and how young people are changing the global giving landscape. From new, high-engagement models to innovative cross-sector initiatives, philanthropy has never been more exciting, Bell-Rose says. The Goldman Sachs Foundation was funded in 1999 with a $200 million donation from The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The foundation has awarded education grants in excess of $114 million since its inception, providing opportunities for young people in more than 20 countries.