SVCF Blog

Apr 25, 2016
SVCF had the opportunity to attend the 15th annual Charities@Work Summit in New York City, for the first time. The conference offers leaders and stakeholders in corporate social responsibility, corporate philanthropy and human resources new ideas and best practices around employee engagement... 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
Apr 22, 2016
Silicon Valley Community Foundation is privileged to work with twelve of the U.S.’s best corporate citizens, according to a ranking by CR Magazine. For the past 17 years, CR Magazine has ranked companies based upon publically available information pertaining to environmental efforts,... Read More
Apr 20, 2016
Friday, April 22 marks the 46th Annual Earth Day and demonstrates growing worldwide support for protecting our environment. This year more than one billion of us will celebrate and honor our planet! Coinciding with this year’s theme of #Trees4Earth, the Earth Day Network has set an... Read More
Apr 18, 2016
Is your organization able to help your employees in times of crisis or hardship? Chances are, your company has detailed business continuity plans to keep the business operational in the event of an emergency, but—are you also thinking about how to help your employees? Natural disasters,... Read More
Apr 14, 2016
Avo Makdessian   Gina Dalma This week our Center for Early Learning led a coalition of 19 Silicon Valley organizations from business, faith, education, nonprofit and government sectors to lobby... Read More
Apr 14, 2016
SanDisk has the hard-earned, but well-deserved reputation of a socially responsible corporate. Its employee participation at over 90% is simply enviable. No wonder that many of these employee engagements are highly engaging and effective. Anubha Jain recently attended one such event and invited... Read More
Apr 13, 2016
Three weeks from now, Silicon Valley residents have a chance to make a wonderful difference to their community and strengthen the future of this region. They can do it by making donations to their favorite local charities through Silicon Valley Gives on... Read More
Apr 12, 2016
Silicon Valley Community Foundation's CEO and President Emmett D. Carson was a featured speaker during Tuskegee University's Founder's Day events. On April 10, Dr. Carson delivered the university's 99th Founder's Day Convocation to students, alumni and friends. During his... Read More
Apr 08, 2016
Several Corporate Responsibility team members from Silicon Valley Community Foundation attended this year’s Charities @ Work conference. The event took place in New York in late March (a separate blog post on the conference will be available shortly) focused on Best Practices in Employee... Read More

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