Community Impact

At SVCF, community is at the heart of what we do. Learn about our strategic initiatives, grantmaking, public policy and more!

Local Stories About Our Impact

Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County

A grant from SVCF's Regional Nonprofit Emergency Fund helped the Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County shift its operations and transform one of its five clubhouses into an emergency childcare center for frontline workers during the pandemic.

Working Partnerships

Shelter-in-place orders and the mandated quarantine made it difficult for many to access public assistance programs in person. With grant funding from SVCF, Working Partnerships was able to hire additional staff to scale up support for the community.

Second Harvest

In a podcast hosted by SVCF, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley’s CEO Leslie Bacho discusses how her organization dealt with the food supply challenges caused by the pandemic.

COVID-19 BLACK

We have seen that Black communities face higher COVID-19 infection and mortality rates. Hear how COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Black communities, why such disparate health inequities exist and what the COVID-19 Black initaitive is doing to make a difference.

Stories of Impact

To augment our region's social safety nets amid the COVID-19 pandemic, SVCF launched relief funds to help our neighbors struggling between paying rent or putting food on the table. With the generous support of donors and partners, SVCF bolsters the efforts of nonprofit organizations... Read more....

Project WeHope

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Project WeHOPE used grant funding from Silicon Valley Community Foundation's Regional Nonprofit Emergency Fund to provide critical services, like hand washing stations and virtual medical assessments, to unhoused residents.