Aug 19, 2019
Liz Carey After an extensive search, I am excited to announce that Liz Carey has been appointed as the Executive Vice President of Finance and Operations for Silicon Valley Community Foundation. As the chief financial officer at the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) for the past five years... Read More
Jun 27, 2019
On June 27, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a citizenship question cannot, for now, be added to the 2020 census, by sending the case back to a lower court for further review. We are pleased with this outcome, although this is not the final ruling on the case and our fight continues... Read More
Jun 07, 2019
What does it mean to put community at the center of our local community foundation’s work? How do we build a strong, vital, sustaining organization that can be what this region needs today, 10 years from now and 20 years from now? How do we serve our community’s donors and residents... Read More
Mar 08, 2019
La guía también está disponible en español a partir de la página 29. Have you ever handed your phone to your child to keep them entertained while at a restaurant or the grocery store, or just so you have a few minutes to get dinner ready? Have you ever gone to... Read More
Jan 28, 2019
Many Silicon Valley residents have been deeply affected by the partial government shutdown. Even though the government may now be temporarily funded, employees who have been furloughed will continue to need help getting back on their feet. Local service organizations will still need... Read More
Jan 14, 2019
In December, the board of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation awarded nearly $570,000 in grants to 12 Bay Area organizations. Ten grants went to programs working to increase access to transit opportunities in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, and two went to organizations ensuring the safety... Read More
Dec 05, 2018
SVCF is working to ensure all Californians get counted in the 2020 census To most people, the census is an obligation — another to-do that sits on the kitchen counter for days, eventually occupying a few precious weekend minutes just before the due date. But the process of counting... Read More
Dec 05, 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. In this edition of our podcast, Silicon Valley Community... Read More
Nov 15, 2018
Since January 2017, Silicon Valley Community Foundation has worked with San Jose Police Department to fund programs and tools designed to engage communities in direct conversation with law enforcement. In partnership with the San Jose Police Foundation, SJPD is hosting a gun buy back event... Read More
Nov 13, 2018
Silicon Valley Community Foundation will host its annual Regional Meeting tomorrow, Nov. 14. This year’s event tackles the issue of the Bay Area housing shortage. Free to community members, the Regional Meeting is expected to draw hundreds of attendees to the Santa Clara Marriott to network... Read More