Amit Raizada is a lifelong philanthropist with a devout passion for giving back to the community. His family’s generous gift helped the University of Kansas Hospital acquire MediGuide technology, which provides cardiologists with unprecedented views of the heart with minimal exposure to radiation. The state-of-the-art technology is housed in the new Raizada Family Electrophysiology Lab in the Center for Advanced Heart Care. Amit Raizada supports organizations such as Autism Speaks, The Kaw Valley Behavioral Health Care Center, Monmouth University Athletics and many others.
Rick Fox is committed to giving back to the community. Some of the charities Rick has devoted his time and support to over the years include Heal the Bay, Rally for Kids, The Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation, Thrive Gulu and together1heart. As a Bahamian native, Rick is a long-time advocate for charities rooted in his birthplace including The Ministry of Sports and the Bahamas National basketball team. In 2015, Rick donated one of his Lakers championship jerseys to support women in abusive relationships for the Linda’s Voice organization. Most recently, Rick has worked closely with together1heart supporting young women and girls who are victims or at risk of slavery.
Stratton Sclavos formed the Sclavos Family Foundation in the year 2000 with a passion to provide better education, healthcare and social programs for underprivileged children in the US and in underdeveloped countries across the globe. He has worked closely over the years with NFL greats Steve Young and Jerry Rice and the Forever Young Foundation.
As Head of Philanthropy, Lisa Duffy oversees the Vision Global Foundation’s projects, fundraising, and
community outreach. Lisa’s responsibilities include selecting VGF charitable partners and ensuring that
donations to the Foundation are allocated in such a way that achieves the greatest possible positive
impact. Raised in New Mexico to a Native American mother and having been the recipient of the
generosity and good-will of others during her own childhood, Lisa has made it her life’s mission to pay it
forward by dedicating herself to assisting the disenfranchised and underprivileged. Her work has taken
her to some of the most impoverished areas of Mexico and South America where she works with VGF
partners to deploy impact funds in furtherance of the Foundation’s mission to support children and
families in need. Lisa is a graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara, where she earned a
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. In her free time, Lisa loves to swim, play with her cavapoo, and spend time with orphans.
Vision Venture Partners' founding partners have had a life-long commitment to philanthropy. In 2017, we formed the Vision Global Foundation with a mission to support charitable causes around the globe that focus on children and families in need. We partner with like-minded organizations where our gifting of both financial aid and our employee’s time can make a meaningful impact to their programs. We also carry VVP’s “When We Invest, We Are Invested” mantra into all our efforts at The Vision Global Foundation – committing 10% of the company’s net income and 10% of our employees’ time to our efforts.