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Nov 09, 2017
Two organizations working to strengthen democracy and increase civic participation by harnessing technology have been chosen to receive grants of $100,000 each, Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced today. The two organizations – Every Voice Center and MapLight – are the... Read More
Nov 08, 2017
In SVCF's Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and look at how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. In this episode, Valerie Cuevas, interim vice... Read More
Nov 07, 2017
Chris Wilder CEO VMC Foundation Through its Nonprofit Investment Program, SVCF helps more than 80 nonprofit organizations fulfill their missions. NPIP supports its partners through a set of services, chief among them being... Read More
Nov 03, 2017
The following story appeared in the 2017 fall edition of SVCF Magazine.  A successful startup's next step ClassPass founder Payal Kadakia is on a quest to do good Payal Kadakia Founder, ClassPass The story of Payal Kadakia and... Read More
Nov 02, 2017
SVCF is committed to making your year-end giving easy and meaningful. We want to share these important giving and grant recommendation deadlines, to help ensure that all gifts are properly credited for 2017 and grants are processed in a timely manner. Charitable gifts to SVCF As required... Read More
Nov 02, 2017
Many people have helped Sergio Rodriguez get to where he is today: A college junior at San Jose State University, with his eye on a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford or UC Davis. Sergio Rodriguez Recipient of the Latinos in... Read More
Nov 01, 2017
In response to recent natural disasters and fires, the PGA of America announced the creation of the Golf Relief and Assistance Fund, which is administered by Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The fund will help provide relief to people who work in the golf industry and have suffered as a... Read More
Oct 25, 2017
In SVCF's Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and look at how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. This episode features excerpts from Silicon Valley... Read More
Oct 20, 2017
What is the current state of the law for LGBT rights at the federal and state level? Following an event hosted this spring by SVCF and Gill Foundation at SVCF’s Mountain View headquarters, in which this question was discussed, many at SVCF wanted to know more about the issue. At the April... Read More
Oct 13, 2017
Dr. Emmett Carson shared the following remarks at SVCF's Regional Meeting event on Oct. 12, 2017: Emmett Carson CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation A little over 10 years ago, the boards of Peninsula Community... Read More

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