Giving Guide

At the onset of 2020, SVCF decided on organizational goals that included promoting a culture of effective philanthropy, a strong and engaged community, and reducing systemic disparities. As part of our efforts, we're curating focused Giving Guides to bolster community impact. Every few months, we publish a new guide with a different cause area, giving you efficient opportunities to make a positive difference in our communities. We hope that these guides help you participate more actively in the community with your time, treasure and talent.

Black Lives Matter

As the racial divide spills into streets with protests and demands for equity, we cannot idly wait for inclusivity. We must act to reshape the institutions and policies that allow injustice.

View Black-led organizations

Civic Participation

Silicon Valley has many organizations working within and on behalf of underrepresented communities to ensure that all voices have a role in shaping our future.

View civic engagement organizations


Nonprofits operate year-round, and so do their expenses. Although this guide was intended for holiday giving, we know that gifts are appreciated all year round.

View 2019 giving guide