Announcements

Apr 17, 2018
Silicon Valley Community Foundation is a values-driven organization, built on the contributions and the selfless efforts of our entire network. Of the core values at SVCF, accountability and transparency have helped our organization grow to where it is today. In keeping with these values, I wanted... Read More
Apr 11, 2018
With our 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. Californians pay the highest traffic fines in the country. For... Read More
Mar 28, 2018
The board of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation has recently awarded nearly $1.5 million in grants to 18 organizations with programs that address needs in the Bay Area identified as strategically important to SVCF: increasing civic participation by youth or underrepresented groups; providing... Read More
Mar 28, 2018
With our 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. A significant number of Silicon Valley students enter... Read More
Mar 27, 2018
On May 8 at the California Theatre in San Jose, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and NBC Bay Area/KNTV will host  “Decision 2018: The Race for Governor,” a debate among major candidates running for California governor. The debate will be moderated by Chuck Todd, NBC News... Read More
Mar 14, 2018
With our 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. Housing may be the most pressing issue facing quality of life... Read More
Mar 01, 2018
The people of three disadvantaged communities in San Mateo County could shape their futures more effectively by using available tools to make government more accountable to them, according to a new report commissioned by Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Right now, the report notes, the elected... Read More
Feb 28, 2018
With our 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. The technology that surrounds our young kids may be relatively... Read More
Feb 23, 2018
The way companies do good in the world is shifting, and this movement was perfectly captured by many of the stories shared at our annual Corporate Philanthropy Institute (CPI), held Feb. 12 at San Francisco’s Mission Bay Conference Center, and co-presented with Northern California... Read More
Feb 10, 2018
With our 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. Early childhood education is top of mind for California voters... Read More

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