SVCF Blog

Oct 10, 2018
Silicon Valley Community Foundation recently unveiled two new art installations in our Mountain View headquarters, the first results of the foundation’s newly created art committee.  The committee was formed with the goal of inspiring SVCF staff and guests through artistic... Read More
Oct 05, 2018
UPDATED: Friday, October 5, 2018, An update from the Board of Directors search committee To the SVCF community, We are making great progress on our search for a new CEO and wanted to share the latest update with you.  We are very excited about the quality and interest of the candidates... Read More
Oct 04, 2018
Transportation investments in American cities have long prioritized modes and places frequented by the middle class, to the detriment of low-income disadvantaged communities. California took an important step to change that in 2017 when SB1, a landmark transportation funding bill, became law. For... Read More
Oct 03, 2018
Silicon Valley Community Foundation is committed to making your year-end giving easy and meaningful. We want to share these important giving and grant recommendation deadlines, to help ensure that all gifts are properly credited for 2018 and grants are processed in a timely manner. Charitable... Read More
Oct 02, 2018
With our 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. The Bay Area housing crunch hits our most vulnerable... Read More
Oct 02, 2018
This summer, nearly 100 veterans and current servicemembers with the Army’s 101st Airborne Division gathered in San Mateo to share stories, enjoy a banquet and parade, and even lead members of the public in boot camp calisthenics. The event was made possible in part by customized... Read More
Oct 01, 2018
This coming November, California voters will vote on twelve state ballot measures and many more in our region’s counties and cities. Below are Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s public stances on local, county and state ballot measures, with links to resources. Don’t forget to... Read More
Sep 26, 2018
Silicon Valley Community Foundation invites you to join us at Regional Meeting 2018 on Nov. 14 for a discussion on the Bay Area housing shortage. This free community event at the Santa Clara Marriott will feature a lively discussion about the true causes of the... Read More
Sep 19, 2018
With our 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. On October 23, Silicon Valley Community Foundation will host... Read More
Sep 18, 2018
San Jose artist Sam Rodriguez is painting murals on SVCF's lobby doors. The murals draw from his background as a graffiti artist and are inspired by the diverse people and languages of Silicon Valley. As we head into one of the busiest seasons for SVCF – one which will... Read More

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