Giving

Jul 08, 2017
Lisa Barr  Senior Development Officer  SVCF Each June, the nonprofit sector eagerly awaits the release of Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. The Giving Institute and Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of... 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
Nov 09, 2016
Rebecca Dupras The year is quickly coming to a close and our team is eager to support you and your clients in this last quarter of 2016. Many of your clients may be considering a charitable contribution before year’s end, and because this is a... Read More
Jun 07, 2016
SVCF’s Donor Circle for the Arts held its media arts grantmaking session in April.  After interviewing four different organizations, the donor circle members voted to provide a total of $14,000 in grants to the following organizations: Family Album Project, to support... Read More
Apr 25, 2016
Want to make a difference in the Bay Area? Be part of Silicon Valley Gives -- a online fundraising event on May 3, 2016. Hundreds of charities from San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Francisco and San Benito counties are participating.  With your help, we can make change possible for... Read More
Feb 23, 2016
With Silicon Valley Gives – our region’s giving day – just over two months away, it’s a great time to review how people making a donation to their favorite charity may be able to benefit the charity even more by taking advantage of an employer’s matching gift program... Read More
Feb 19, 2016
Jenise and Kevin Henrikson with their daughter at Deer Hollow Farm Thanks to a little digital elbow grease – and SVCF’s online giving day, Silicon Valley Gives – one couple last May helped the beloved nature-education nonprofit Friends of Deer Hollow Farm raise as... Read More
Nov 29, 2015
The year is quickly coming to a close and our team is eager to support you and your clients in this last quarter of 2015. Many of your clients may be considering a charitable contribution before year’s end. Because this is a busy time for SVCF and for you, I wanted to highlight some important... Read More
Nov 23, 2015
Erica Wood In late September I visited a couple of farms on the San Mateo County Coastside in Half Moon Bay and Pescadero. Along with a group (pictured above) of board members and other partners who work with SVCF, I was able to see first-hand the... Read More