Lucy Bernholz

Director, Digital Civil Society Lab
Stanford DCSL
Lucy Bernholz

Lucy Bernholz is Senior Research Scholar at Stanford’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and Director of the Digital Civil Society Lab. She writes about civil society, philanthropy, and technology in the annual Blueprint Series and on the award winning blog, philanthropy2173. She has written/edited four books: Creating Philanthropic Capital Markets: The Deliberate Evolution (2004); Philanthropy in Democratic Societies, (2016); Digital Technologies and Democracy Theory (2020), and How We Give Now: A Philanthropic Guide for the Rest of Us (2021). Bernholz studied history and has a B.A. from Yale University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University.