Philanthropy

Jul 08, 2020
In this episode, you will learn about the impact of COVID-19 on the economically, ethnically and geographically diverse school districts in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Director of Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s Center for Early Learning, Michelle Sioson Hyman, speaks with the... Read More
Jul 01, 2020
Welcome to Episode 5 of our 8-part mini podcast series with the Alliance of Community Foundations of Silicon Valley. Keep tuning in to learn from each member of the Alliance in episodes to come. In the fifth episode of this mini-series, you will learn about Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF)... Read More
Jun 26, 2020
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County distributes food and supplies to residents in need.   "What are we going to do moving forward? I am having the most intense stress that I've experienced, because we don't know how we are going to pay the rent." -... Read More
Jun 24, 2020
Welcome to Episode 4 of our 8-part mini podcast series with the Alliance of Community Foundations of Silicon Valley. Keep tuning in to learn from each member of the Alliance in episodes to come. In the fourth episode of this mini-series, you will learn about the work of Palo Alto Community Fund (... Read More
Jun 24, 2020
“COVID 19 and the resulting economic fallout laid bare California’s deep structural inequities… The need to focus our efforts and resources away from fear and incarceration towards care, community and racial equity has come front and center.” -Fred Blackwell,... Read More
Jun 17, 2020
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley’s mission is to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one. In this episode, Erica Wood, SVCF’s Executive Vice President of Community Impact, interviews Leslie Bacho, Chief Executive Officer of Second Harvest of Silicon Valley. In light of... Read More
Jun 12, 2020
At this moment in history, when our communities are being hit by a global pandemic and the continuous effects of systemic racism, the following pledge has been developed and adopted by Silicon Valley Community Foundation and several of our colleague organizations, in partnership with the... Read More
Jun 10, 2020
Welcome to Episode 3 of our 8-part mini podcast series with the Alliance of  Community Foundations of Silicon Valley. Keep tuning in to learn from each member of the Alliance in episodes to come. In the third episode of this mini-series, you will learn about the work of Gilroy Foundation and... Read More
Jun 03, 2020
Welcome to Episode 2 of our 8-part mini podcast series with the Alliance of  Community Foundations of Silicon Valley. Keep tuning in to learn from each member of the Alliance in episodes to come. In our second episode of this mini-series, you will learn about Community Foundation of San... Read More
Jun 01, 2020
People in San Jose on May 31, 2020, protesting police brutality and the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd, who was killed in police custody. Photo: hkalkan/Shutterstock.com The events of the weekend in San Jose, Oakland, San Francisco, Los Angeles and all over the country –... Read More

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