Trent Stamp


The Eisner Foundation

Trent Stamp has served as CEO of The Eisner Foundation since 2008. Under Trent’s leadership, The Eisner Foundation became the only foundation in the U.S. investing solely in intergenerational solutions, garnering several honors and awards including Generation United’s Leadership Award.

Trent is recognized as one of America’s leading experts on healthy aging and the benefits of intergenerational programs. He has recently been published in the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and The Hill, served as an editor of the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s series “Meeting the Multigenerational Moment,” and has spoken at SXSW and at a collaboration between The Aspen Institute’s Weave initiative and Gen Next.  He serves as a board member for Grantmakers in Aging and is on the Milken Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging’s Board of Academic and Policy Advisors.

Trent is also a leader in the non-profit world and considered an expert on charitable and philanthropic best practices.  He serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for The Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy at USC, The Board of Directors at Eisner Health Foundation, and the international organization Portsmouth in the Community. He has taught Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the Price School of Public Policy at USC, consults for the Committee on the Arts at The Aspen Institute, and previously chaired the audit committee for the Board of Directors of Southern California Grantmakers.  He wrote a regular column for the Chronicle of Philanthropy on charity management; his blog, “Trent Stamp’s Take,” was recognized by The New York Times as one of “Ten Nonprofit Blogs That Get Attention;” and his podcast, with Julie Lacouture, “How We Run” focuses on non-profit management and best practices.