Faye Lo

Head of Venture Philanthropy and Impact Investment

Faye Lo is Head of Venture Philanthropy for Sky9 Capital. She is an entrepreneur and a philanthropist.

She is the founder of Sky3 Seed Foundation, which deploys seed funding to promising new gross-root NGOs across China. Since it’s inception in 2014, the foundation has seeded over 52 NGOs and various charity projects. Its most famous and successful funding was the “Da Liang Mountain” documentary project which had resulted in over RMB600million of philanthropy funding from the Chinese government and private enterprises as a result of its initial seed funding. This project drew tremendous media attention both inside China and overseas.

She was also co-founder and board member of Mai Tian Education Foundation, which was the first grass-root NGO to be registered with the Chinese government in 2010. The foundation has now over 100K volunteers in China across 82 cities and is the largest education foundation in country.

Since 2003, Faye has focused her philanthropy work mostly in the areas of environment protection, children’s education and poverty alleviation. In 2015, Faye received an Executive Master in Philanthropy jointly run by China Philanthropy Research Institute and the Indiana University Lily Family School of Philanthropy. In 2017, Faye received a distinguished scholarship from the Harvard Kennedy School for a program in Executive Leadership in Philanthropy.