SVCF Blog

Sep 13, 2017
In SVCF's 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... Read More
Sep 11, 2017
Making charitable donations is often straightforward – donors write a check, or transfer money from their bank account into a charitable fund. But did you know that SVCF accepts other kinds of assets? Whether it’s pre-IPO stock, real estate or even private equity, SVCF works with... 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 29, 2017
In SVCF's 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... Read More
Aug 22, 2017
After the recent events in Charlottesville, Vikki Spruill from the Council on Foundations gathered thoughts from various philanthropy leaders on how the philanthropic sector can or should play a role. SVCF's CEO and President Emmett Carson, shared these thoughts:... Read More
Aug 16, 2017
In SVCF's 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... Read More
Aug 14, 2017
Sean Rico Fisher Associate Manager, Corporate Responsibility SVCF In July, Silicon Valley Community Foundation partnered with CECP to host an introductory discussion about the Sustainable Development Goals in Dallas, Texas, with... 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

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