one: innovation through philanthropy

One Silicon Valley has been the source of innovative, problem-solving philanthropic capital. one: innovation through philanthropy, published by Silicon Valley Community Foundation, spotlights what's working, identifies challenges and inspires participation in the solutions. To receive a copy, call 650.450.5400 or email one@siliconvalleycf.org.

 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Spring 2013 Issue

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In the Fall 2013 Issue:

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Standard Issues
Innovative initiative help schools prepare for a new way of thinking

Cover article: The New Wave of Philanthropy
With the Silicon Valley spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, companies such as LinkedIn and Target build giving into their business models.

Lessons Learned
KIPP’s Beth Sutkus Thompson on educational technology and raising the expectations of low-income children

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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
What if philanthropy could save the world - literally?

  Fall 2013 Downloads and Featured Websites
Investing in the Common Good Holiday Train

 

Giving to India

Financial Report:
Investing in the Common Good

 
Holiday Train
www.holiday-train.org

 
Giving to India
 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Spring 2013 Issue

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In the Spring 2013 Issue:

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Group Dynamics
Donor circles pool members' passion and resources

Growth and Gaps

On the cover: Good Business
From education to entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley's businesses get involved

The Power of Local Giving
Sand Hill Foundation's Susan Ford Dorsey on passion for philanthropy


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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
What if families knew the power they have?

  Spring 2013 Downloads and Featured Websites
Held Back: Addressing Misplacement
of 9th Grade Students in Bay Area School
Math Classes

 
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Year in Review
 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Fall 2012 Issue

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Dividing Lines
Isn't it time to revisit school district organizations

Beyond Bias
Immigrant integration programs tackle anti-Muslim attitudes

On the cover: Touchscreen Democracy
A new voter app aims to get a growing population — Latinos — registered and to the polls

Instruments of Impact
Texas Instruments' Dave Heacock on STEM education and a lasting legacy


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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
What if we applied technology to holding government accountable?

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How Did We End Up With 54 School Districts in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties?
 
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Webby Award Winner citizenshipWorks.org
 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Spring 2012 Issue

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An Education for Parents
My School, My Silicon Valley informs and engages

Fostering Success
Advocacy, advice and education for foster youth

On the cover: Mobilized Citizens
Tech tools smooth the path to naturalization for Silicon Valley's immigrants

Culture of Giving
Dan'l Lewin on Microsoft's unique approach to philanthropy


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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
What if you could make your giving matter more?

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The Power of Philanthropy
 
On the Shoulders of Generations
 
2012 Index of Silicon Valley
 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Fall 2011 Issue

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In the Fall 2011 Issue:

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Naturalization 2.0
Tech tools smooth the road to citizenship and the benefits that come with it

X Means Success
Unified standards can help solve the math placement gap in Silicon Valley schools

On the cover: Building Community
Constructive dialogue and trusted information can help build a better Silicon Valley, one voice at a time

The New Normal for Nonprofits
Ten local leaders discuss the changing future of the nonprofit sector


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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
The student advocate asks, what if every student had the chance to rise above expectations.

 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Spring 2011 Issue

In the Spring 2011 Issue:

From Emmett D. Carson

Voice Through Video
An award-winning project highlights immigrants struggles and successes.

Setting a New Tone
Nonprofits ensure community input for new San Jose police chief

On the cover: The Payday Lending Trap
Through mobilization, policy changes and financial education, advocates seek to help low-income borrowers out of the cycle of debt.

The Magic of Collaboration
Lata Krishnan and Ajay Shah bring entrepreneurial smarts to social problems.


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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
What if Afghan women truly had opportunities to improve their lives?
By Khaled Hosseini

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2010 Year in Review Report
Collaborating for Change
Report on the Status of Payday Lending 2011 Index of Silicon Valley

 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Fall 2010 Issue

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From Emmett D. Carson

Insider Insight
Technology helps legal-services providers learn from each other

A Region at Risk
Analysis points to potential problems

On the cover: How We Grow
How will we create the Silicon Valley we want and need? Start with smart planning

Up to the Challenge
A Q&A with Jack O'Connell, who reflects on an educational eight years as state superintendent of public instruction


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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
The law professor and social justice advocate starts a real conversation about immigration reform.
By Bill Ong Hing

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Closing the
Achievement Gap

 
Investing in the
Common Good - 2010

 
Mobilizing for Reform & Recovery: Projections 2011
 

 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Spring 2010 Issue

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From Emmett D. Carson

A Shift to Savings
Matching funds help participants think bigger

A Region at Risk
Analysis points to potential problems

On the cover: Everybody Counts
An accurate 2010 census matters to everyone in Silicon Valley, no matter who you are

Banking on Change
Prosper's Chris Larsen fights for financial fairness



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A roundup of news and developments
at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
What if we could have a courageous
conversation about race.
By Glenn E. Singleton

   Spring 2010 Downloads
2010 Corporate Citzenship Report
 
Financial Security for Families
 
2010 Index of Silicon Valley
 

 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Fall 2009 Issue

In the Fall 2009 Issue:

From Emmett D. Carson

Social Profit
Bottom-line businesses with nonprofit goals

Speaking the Language
New ideas for adult English learners

On the cover: Balancing the Equation
For the sake of Silicon Valley's students and businesses, educators must close the achievement gap in math

Partners in Philanthropy
Pam Scott and Tim Koogle think education is a smart investment


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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
Education for the 21st Century
By Linda Darling-Hammond

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Customized Philanthropy Services

Investing in the Common Good - 2009

 

one: innovation through philanthropy - Spring 2009 Issue

In the Spring 2009 Issue:

From Emmett D. Carson

Preserving the Safety Net
The struggle to provide more food and shelter.

Finding Value in the Arts
Donors Step Up for Local Culture.

On the cover: Keeping Doors Open
Solutions from the front line of foreclosure prevention.

The Power of Corporate Philanthropy
Dan Warmenhoven and NetApp weave generosity into company culture



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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
What if children really were our future?
By John L. Maltbie

  Spring 2009 Downloads
Taking Flight in Turbulent Times



one: innovation through philanthropy - Fall 2008 Issue

In the Fall 2008 Issue:

From Emmett D. Carson

The New Face of Need
How nonprofits and their clients respond in tough times

Five-star Philanthropy
Reviewing the power of nonprofits

Ready to Learn
Preparing kids for kindergarten and beyond

Board School
eLearning the ins, outs, dos and don'ts of nonprofit leadership

On the cover: Civic Citizens
Impassioned people change their communities, and community involvement changes people. Call it the hopeful cycle of public progress

Built to Last
John A. Sobrato and his family helped create Silicon Valley. Now, they're developing better philanthropy.

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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

What If?
Seeding innovative thinking to meet the information needs of our communities. By Alberto Ibargüen

  Fall 2008 Downloads
Investing in the Common Good 2008 Civic Engagement Issue Brief
 


ONE - Summer 2008 Issue

In the Summer 2008 Issue:

From Emmett D. Carson

Act Globally
Successfully channeling grant money overseas is possible if you know the steps

Scholarships in the Spotlight
Popular donor advised funds for education adjust to new regulations

By the Book
Raising A Reader brings big books to small hands

Valley Highs
Silicon Valley Index shows challenges and chances to help.



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A roundup of news and developments at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

On the cover: Building Bridges, Building Lives
A local network of support services extends low-wage immigrants a welcoming hand and community.

View more photos of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties' immigrant communities.

Leveling the Field
E*Trade co-founder Bernie Newcomb shares his philanthropy philosophy.

What If?
An immigration leader's vision for a more unified America.
By Frank Sharry.

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Awards

Community Input Project

Peninsula Partnership Leadership Council



In the Fall 2007 Issue:

From Emmett D. Carson

Home Run
The Housing Trust makes the dream of owning a home a reality for thousands of low-income Silicon Valley residents.

Back From the Brink
Assets for All helps those in need build a life.

Checking In on Corporate Giving

Central Valley Air Gets a Breather

Why I Give
Fund advisor Richard Lavenstein



Five Minutes With...
Gregory Avis and Patricia Bresee, the outgoing and incoming chairs, discuss Silicon Valley Community Foundation's future.

Full Faith and Credit
The Rev. John Liotti's quest to launch a credit union is banking on the future of East Palo Alto.

Giving and Receiving
Symantec CEO John W. Thompson's personal take on philanthropy.

What If?
By Kerri Walsh