Sep 19, 2017
Gina Dalma Last Friday, Sept. 15, our state took a bold step forward in addressing our state’s housing crisis. The California Legislature approved a set of bills that will greatly improve California’s ability to create new and more... Read More
Sep 10, 2017
Michelle Sioson Hyman Senior Early Learning Officer Center for Early Learning, SVCF When I was pregnant with my first child, I had the advantage of years of experience in the early childhood field. I knew it was important to... Read More
Sep 08, 2017
Silicon Valley Community Foundation is proud join other philanthropy leaders from California in supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). We've signed on to the statement below. View more information and resources related to this statement on the Grantmakers Concerned with... Read More
Sep 07, 2017
View the Request for Proposals for these grants. Two initiatives that harness the power of local community members to identify and contribute solutions to the affordable housing crisis have been chosen to receive $100,000 each, as part of Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s 10-year... Read More
Aug 14, 2017
Michelle Sioson Hyman Senior Early Learning Officer Center for Early Learning, SVCF A preschool director, regional planner, affordable housing advocate, county supervisor and a business leader all walked into the community... Read More
Aug 12, 2017
"After completing the academy, I look at our preschool and kindergarten classrooms with a different lens. I understand more about brain development and am much more aware of social emotional learning and other factors beyond academics. Now when I visit a classroom, I can give much more... Read More
Aug 11, 2017
Tableau was named the Company of the Year during the 2016 Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards. Silicon Valley Community Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2017 Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards. The awards program will honor companies and individuals for their outstanding... Read More
Aug 03, 2017
Note: This is an updated version of a post that was published on March 1, 2017. Earlier this year, Silicon Valley Community Foundation became a target of ongoing attacks by Middle East Forum, a right-wing group that focuses on individuals and organizations that espouse views different from theirs... Read More
Jul 26, 2017
Seven nonprofits in Silicon Valley will receive funding to support their work with immigrants. Immigrants are a fixture of the United States – 13.1 percent of the U.S. population are foreign born. Silicon Valley is one of the most concentrated population centers in the U.S. of foreign... Read More
Jul 24, 2017
View RFP Application period opens: July 31 Information session: Aug. 8 - RSVP! Applications due: Aug. 25, 11:59 p.m. PST Learn more about this RFP Starting Monday, July 31, SVCF will accept proposals for a new... Read More