Giving

Dec 03, 2019
The holiday season is a wonderful time to give thanks and celebrate traditions with treasured family and friends. We know that the holidays are also a time when many are inspired to give, so we have created a Holiday Giving Guide highlighting incredible organizations serving Santa Clara and San... Read More
Dec 02, 2019
The holiday season is the perfect time to reflect on gratitude and generosity. At SVCF, we believe giving should be one of life’s greatest joys, so we have provided some simple tips below to bring some more cheer to your grantmaking, and increase your impact! 1. Support your neighbors.... Read More
Oct 22, 2018
Brian Carrozza is a Latinos in Technology Scholarship recipient currently entering his junior year at San Jose State University after transferring from Cañada College. He is majoring in mechanical engineering with an emphasis on computer science and is interested in robotics and how smart... Read More
Mar 16, 2018
A group of SVCF donors has committed $1 million in a matching challenge to raise funds for The Big Lift, the innovative literacy program for low-income kids in San Mateo County that lost its federal funding last year. The group will match donations dollar for dollar until March 31, 2018. The Big... Read More
Sep 26, 2017
SVCF 'donor circle' brings together philanthropists committed to a cause As Silicon Valley faces an unprecedented housing crisis, a group of SVCF donors has come together to pool their resources and collaborate on philanthropic solutions through the Donor Circle for Safety Net: Housing... Read More
Aug 14, 2017
Sean Rico Fisher Associate Manager, Corporate Responsibility SVCF In July, Silicon Valley Community Foundation partnered with CECP to host an introductory discussion about the Sustainable Development Goals in Dallas, Texas, with... Read More
Jul 08, 2017
Lisa Barr  Senior Development Officer  SVCF Each June, the nonprofit sector eagerly awaits the release of Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. The Giving Institute and Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of... Read More
Apr 18, 2017
Financial advisors, attorneys, CPAs and philanthropy professionals are invited to join us for the Conference on Charitable Giving, Thursday, May 18 at Stanford University.  This full-day conference and networking opportunity is co-presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Stanford... Read More
Nov 09, 2016
The year is quickly coming to a close and our team is eager to support you and your clients in this last quarter of 2016. Many of your clients may be considering a charitable contribution before year’s end, and because this is a busy time for SVCF and for you, I wanted to highlight some... Read More
Jun 07, 2016
SVCF’s Donor Circle for the Arts held its media arts grantmaking session in April.  After interviewing four different organizations, the donor circle members voted to provide a total of $14,000 in grants to the following organizations: Family Album Project, to support... Read More

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