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
Nov 08, 2018
Nicole Taylor Photo credit: Linda Cicero, Stanford University Today, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation Board of Directors proudly announces that after an extensive search process, Nicole Taylor has been named the new President and Chief Executive Officer of SVCF. SVCF advances... Read More
Nov 02, 2018
In June, the law firm Boies Schiller Flexner issued a public report with a number of recommendations to improve the workplace environment at SVCF. Since that time, the board and staff have worked together to make significant progress on these recommendations with the aim of making the greatest... Read More
Oct 31, 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. What does the term affordable housing mean in Silicon Valley,... Read More
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 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 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