Philanthropy

Mar 18, 2020
Vanita Gupta is President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights coalition. In this episode, SVCF’s Senior Vice President of Public Policy, Gina Dalma, speaks with Gupta about her work advancing criminal justice... Read More
Mar 04, 2020
Everyone experiences emergencies from time to time. For some Silicon Valley residents, however, each day is a struggle for financial stability and independence. When an emergency hits, they need somewhere to turn for help. The goal of the Emergency Assistance Network of Santa Clara County is to... Read More
Feb 29, 2020
Especially in a presidential election year, the importance of youth civic participation cannot be overstated. Whether they are voting in local elections, encouraging their families to participate in the census or taking on leadership roles in their schools and communities, youth have... Read More
Feb 20, 2020
“Addiction is a disease and I want to help with prevention,” says Amelia*, a single mother who is currently in graduate school at Stanford University studying Community Health and Prevention Research within the School of Medicine.  In 2018, Amelia received the Harold Johnson... Read More
Feb 19, 2020
Mavericks Community Foundation Trustee Mary Oldham has worked and lived on the San Mateo County Coastside since 1980. She's an investor in Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, and though recently retired from her role there as director of marketing, continues to invest her time and resources to... Read More
Feb 05, 2020
Kimberly Myers Hewlett is one of the newest additions to the SVCF leadership team. Serving as senior vice president, donor engagement, she leads SVCF's efforts to build and bolster relationships between SVCF donors and local nonprofits. In this episode, SVCF Executive Vice President, Marketing... Read More
Jan 31, 2020
Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s Donor Circle for Safety Net: Housing is a group of philanthropists committed to learning about and investing in critical policy, advocacy and civic engagement strategies that are addressing the housing needs in our community. In particular, this donor... Read More
Jan 24, 2020
Lydia and Tom Moran, SVCF donors Responsible, informed, and effective philanthropy is not easy, as Lydia and Tom Moran have learned over the last seven years of giving. “There are so many needs,” said Lydia. “Figuring out where best to give is hard work.” Through... Read More
Jan 08, 2020
SVCF president and CEO Nicole Taylor was recently featured on Giving with Impact, a podcast series from Stanford Social Innovation Review, developed with the support of Schwab Charitable. Nicole joined Kim Laughton, president of Schwab Charitable, for a conversation about philanthropy and the... Read More
Jan 03, 2020
The fourth and final part of a series looking at how SVCF, our donors and partners are creating solutions to Silicon Valley’s housing and homelessness crisis. This story originally appeared in the 2019 SVCF Magazine. Read Part I here, Part II here and Part III here. It... Read More

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