Carlos A. Garcia

Senior Donor Relations Officer


Carlos A. Garcia is dedicated to working with individuals and families to explore the alignment of their personal values and giving, develop their grantmaking strategies and deepen their engagement with social and environmental issues, fellow donors, and the social sector. Previously, he was a philanthropy advisor at Silicon Valley Community Foundation. His professional background also includes serving as associate director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy, the leading conservation organization working around the world. Carlos is co-chair of the Environment Circle within Full Circle Fund, a network of members who donate money, time and expertise to work with social entrepreneurs in the Bay Area. He also serves on the board of the Environmental Grantmakers Association, a national affinity group representing more than 150 funders. Carlos is a 21/64-certified consultant to multi-generational families on philanthropy and also holds the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) professional designation. He earned a degree in psychology with a specialization in business administration from UCLA.