SVCF Blog

May 08, 2017
In honor of SVCF's 10th anniversary, we're featuring stories of the amazing individuals, families and organizations that have partnered with us to develop their philanthropy and address pressing issues in Silicon Valley and beyond. Read more below, or check out the spring 2017 issue of... Read More
May 07, 2017
Report: Paying More for Being Poor: Bias and Disparity in California's Traffic Court System It’s an issue that many middle-class Californians will never experience – but for those who cannot afford to pay their traffic tickets, the implications can... Read More
May 05, 2017
Maeve Miccio Sparks flew when Emmett Carson, president and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, discussed a new generation of high-net-worth philanthropists with David Callahan, the founder and editor of Inside Philanthropy. At a debate hosted... Read More
May 03, 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. Erica Wood... Read More
May 01, 2017
Info session:  May 10 - RSVP Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis: Apply online starting May 1 Learn more about this RFP Starting Monday, May 1, SVCF will accept proposals for a new grant opportunity: Nonprofits,... Read More
Apr 26, 2017
Lea Rauscher Christine Morissette Damon James SVCF's Philanthropy Now podcast series explores trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in... Read More
Apr 21, 2017
Emmett Carson Ten years ago, Peninsula Community Foundation and Community Foundation Silicon Valley took a leap of faith and joined forces, giving birth to Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The driving motivation behind the merger? To have a... Read More
Apr 18, 2017
Financial advisors, attorneys, CPAs and philanthropy professionals are invited to join us for the Conference on Charitable Giving, Thursday, May 18 at Stanford University.  This full-day conference and networking opportunity is co-presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Stanford... Read More
Apr 12, 2017
With our Philanthropy Now podcasts, 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. Paul... Read More
Apr 10, 2017
SVCF is thrilled to have two new executives on our team! Stuart Burden Vice President, Corporate Responsibility Michael Chertok Vice President, Donor Experience and Engagement In late March, Stuart Burden... Read More

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