SVCF Blog

Mar 28, 2016
Maeve Miccio At SVCF we view our corporate partnerships as integral to our ability to strengthen the common good locally and throughout the world. Pursuing that goal in partnership with companies has manifested in many different ways throughout the... Read More
Mar 28, 2016
Sean Rico Fisher Since 2014, when Silicon Valley Community Foundation first hosted the 24-hour online giving day known as Silicon Valley Gives (SVGives), corporations throughout the region have leveraged SVGives in different ways to boost employee... Read More
Mar 27, 2016
Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Northern California Grantmakers are excited to announce the theme of the 2016 Corporate Philanthropy Institute (CPI) – Be Courageous. This full-day conference is designed to engage CSR practitioners and social entrepreneurs from various industries in... Read More
Mar 25, 2016
Tax season can be a stressful time for many, but for families of modest means, it can also mean a significant boost to income. That’s because of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC), two critical refunds available to low- and moderate-income working families.... Read More
Mar 24, 2016
Wen-Chih  O'Connell After great success with our in-country site visits last year and in an effort to meet increasing demand from corporate clients for such services, SVCF is planning a summer 2016 trip to India. In collaboration with... Read More
Mar 23, 2016
Katrina Drabeck – Corporate Responsibility Associate Why did you pursue a career in CSR, and how did you begin? The incredible experience I’ve had so far at Silicon Valley Community Foundation working with our matching gifts program greatly influenced my focus on a... Read More
Mar 21, 2016
International giving is important for today’s global corporate citizen. Supporting employee interests, responding to international disasters and helping to tackle global challenges are all important reasons for why corporations undertake the complexities of international giving. However,... Read More
Mar 21, 2016
SVCF’s Professional Advisor Breakfast Series is an annual program that provides advisors with opportunities to learn about philanthropic trends and best practices, network and understand the resources available to further their clients’ philanthropic goals.   We will host two... Read More
Mar 20, 2016
Rebecca Dupras Though we are well in to 2016, I want to take the opportunity to highlight for our professional advisor partners some of 2015’s most important information and milestones, as well as provide a look ahead.  Milestones from 2015... Read More
Mar 17, 2016
Gina Dalma We Banned the Box. Together with more than 40 local, state and national foundations, SVCF announced this month that we have “banned the box” on our employment applications. Our philanthropic organizations are adopting fair-... Read More

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