Philanthropy

Dec 10, 2018
Destination: Home brings together public and private entities to solve on of our country’s biggest challenges It’s no secret that Santa Clara County has become an expensive place to live. For many people, it’s cost prohibitive to buy a home or rent here, and a shortage of... 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. When Bay Area nonprofit Tax-Aid needed a new logo, it... Read More
Nov 28, 2018
December 31st is right around the corner, but there is still time to make a gift this year that will benefit your favorite charity in the future and provide you with a lifelong stream of income. This type of gift is known as a “charitable gift annuity” (CGA). A charitable gift... Read More
Nov 13, 2018
If you're looking for inspiration to guide your holiday giving this year, Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s community impact team has created a list of local nonprofit organizations that work directly with nearby communities to provide critical services. Given increased... Read More
Oct 25, 2018
Charitable giving is a family tradition for Kelly Younger, a 34-year-old social worker and philanthropist who grew up in Menlo Park. When she was growing up, her grandfather would give his grandchildren $40 every Thanksgiving with instructions to give it away. “By New Year’s, we had to... Read More
Oct 12, 2018
Silicon Valley Community Foundation has compiled a list of organizations working on the ground to support Hurricane Michael recovery efforts.  The American Red Cross: The American Red Cross is on the ground providing food, shelter, health services and comfort to thousands of people... Read More
Oct 03, 2018
Silicon Valley Community Foundation is committed to making your year-end giving easy and meaningful. We want to share these important giving and grant recommendation deadlines, to help ensure that all gifts are properly credited for 2018 and grants are processed in a timely manner. Charitable... Read More
Oct 02, 2018
This summer, nearly 100 veterans and current servicemembers with the Army’s 101st Airborne Division gathered in San Mateo to share stories, enjoy a banquet and parade, and even lead members of the public in boot camp calisthenics. The event was made possible in part by customized... Read More
Sep 26, 2018
Silicon Valley Community Foundation invites you to join us at Regional Meeting 2018 on Nov. 14 for a discussion on the Bay Area housing shortage. This free community event at the Santa Clara Marriott will feature a lively discussion about the true causes of the... Read More
Sep 17, 2018
It is no surprise that the Bay Area’s booming economy and the subsequent demand for housing have resulted in housing costs that many local families simply cannot afford. The housing crisis has had an impact on every segment of our community, but none has been more affected than those whose... Read More

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