CSR Matters Blog

Jan 19, 2021
SVCF’s partner, the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is now accepting applications for Project Innovation. Project Innovation will award nearly $3.5 million in grants this year, one million dollars more than last year. Grants will be distributed in the eleven markets where NBC and... Read More
Jan 30, 2020
San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley nonprofits are invited to apply for Project Innovation grants before the Friday, Feb. 14 deadline! In partnership with NBCUniversal and Telemundo owned television stations in 11 select markets, the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation will award nearly $2.5... Read More
Apr 29, 2019
Image credits: Postmates; Nitish Meena and Josh Johnson via Unsplash This article originally appeared on TriplePundit. As tensions boil around U.S. immigration policy, some of the country’s largest companies are taking a public stand for immigrants' rights. The U.S.... Read More
Apr 15, 2019
Image Credit: #WOCinTechChat This article originally appeared on TriplePundit. The tech industry has a diversity problem. Women, specifically women of color, are greatly underrepresented. But some Silicon Valley leaders are working hard to make a change. Adobe, for example, has... Read More
Jan 08, 2019
This article originally appeared on TriplePundit. Imagine turning $25 loans into more than $21 million, impacting more than 1 million people globally, in just five years. No, this isn’t the latest Shark Tank pitch. It is the outcome of Hewlett Packard Company’s Matter to a Million... Read More
Dec 19, 2018
Q&A with Mallory Zickfeld, SVCF Associate Manager, Corporate Responsibility; the first piece in a new SVCF staff spotlight series. Mallory Zickfeld SVCF Associate Manager Q: Hi Mallory! We’re excited to have you on the team! Tell us a little bit about your self! Where are you... Read More
Dec 05, 2018
SVCF helps business executives identify their ideal nonprofit board Compatibility is important in every relationship, even the business kind. As a service to its corporate clients, Silicon Valley Community Foundation helps executives find nonprofit boards that best align to their interests.... Read More
Oct 12, 2018
This article originally appeared on TriplePundit. “Not very long ago some one invented the assertion that there were only “four hundred” people in New York City who were really worth noticing. But a wiser man has arisen – the census taker….” —O. Henry (... Read More
Aug 20, 2018
Employee buy-in is essential to the success of any corporate responsibility program, and the Intero Foundation – formed in 2002 with the founding of the Intero real estate brokerage -- operates a grassroots model that engages the company’s staff and works to give back to the local... Read More
May 23, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law on December 22, 2017, bringing about substantial changes in tax legislation, including tax cuts for businesses that generated substantial savings for many companies1. Companies have already begun to re-allocate the money saved in a variety of ways,... Read More