Philanthropy Now Podcast

Jul 28, 2021
Welcome to the tenth episode in our mini-series featuring conversations focused on Racial Equity and Social Justice with the members of SVCF’s Community Advisory Council. Listen to the previous episode in the mini-series here, and continue to subscribe to the podcast to hear future... Read More
Jul 14, 2021
While Supreme Court decisions protect LGBTQ+ individuals in the workplace, millions in the LGBTQ+ community continue to face discrimination in many aspects of life, including housing, public accommodations, education and credit. Today’s episode features Freedom for All Americans’ CEO... Read More
Jun 30, 2021
On June 19, 1865, soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas with news that the Civil War was over. Since then, this day has been celebrated as the end of slavery in the United States. It also recognizes the culture and achievements of Black Americans and is a symbol of Black freedom. Designating... Read More
Jun 16, 2021
San Mateo County's coastal communities are often overlooked, and historically have experienced challenges such as economic insecurity, lack of basic health services, limited public transportation and lack of access to affordable housing. These issues persist in these underserved communities... Read More
Jun 02, 2021
The United States is home to more than 23 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. AAPI communities are an integral part of our country’s history and they continue to make lasting social, cultural, economic and political contributions. However, they often remain underfunded and... Read More
May 19, 2021
Amidst the recent rise in reported anti-Asian violence and hate crimes, this year’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month has a solemn undertone. In this episode, SVCF Director of Community Investment Anne Im is joined by Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) CEO... Read More
May 05, 2021
In this episode, SVCF Senior Investments Officer James Cutler is joined by Mission Driven Finance Chief Investment Officer Louie Nguyen and Social Finance Vice President of Social Investment Jackie Khor. Louie and Jackie, two leading investment practitioners, describe how impact investing has... Read More
Apr 21, 2021
In 2013, the One Nation Bay Area Project—a collaborative funded by Silicon Valley Community Foundation, The San Francisco Foundation, Marin Community Foundation and Asian American/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy—released a benchmark report called The Bay Area Muslim Study. In... Read More
Apr 07, 2021
SVCF’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) Strategic Initiative is comprised of three prongs: catalyzing philanthropic investment, activating leadership and supporting learning and action in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. In this episode, SVCF Executive Vice President for Community Action... Read More
Mar 24, 2021
Based in East San Jose, the ¡Sí Se Puede! Collective is made up of five community-based organizations: SOMOS Mayfair, Amigos de Guadalupe, School of Arts and Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza, Veggielution, and Grail Family Services. In this episode, SVCF Director of Capacity-Building... Read More