News Coverage

Featured below are select articles and stories featuring Silicon Valley Community Foundation leadership, programs, partners and impact.


A Tale of Two Valleys: Five Ways Philanthropy Can Change to Make Silicon Valley More Equitable
Inside Philanthropy, April 26, 2022

Four Ways Foundations Can Rethink Their Giving Strategies
Forbes, April 25, 2022

Latino Communities Continue to be Underfunded. Here are 5 Funders Looking to Make a Difference
Inside Philanthropy, April 20, 2022

The Many Sizes, Shapes and Strategies of Community Foundations
Inside Philanthropy, April 12, 2022

Women billionaires transform California early childhood education through philanthropy
NAPA Valley Register, April 11, 2022

San Jose Spotlight: Silicon Valley Housing Crisis Linked To Declining School Enrollment, Study Says
SF Gate, April 5, 2022

How Northern California Charities Have Grappled With the Pandemic, Other Fundraising Challenges
Inside Philanthropy, March 29, 2022

14 Simple Ways Nonprofit Leaders Can Acknowledge Staff Contributions
Forbes, March 29, 2022

The South Bay and Peninsula step up to help Ukranian people
Cupertino Today, March 24, 2022

Opinion: How we can close the inequality gap in Silicon Valley
The Mercury News, March 23, 2022

The Personal and the Collective: How Three Generations of the Billionaire Sobrato Family Give
Inside Philanthropy, February 17, 2022

Holiday Fund giving sets record: $1.1 million
Palo Alto Online, March 12, 2022

Inaugural 'Cookout' Aims to Celebrate Santa Cruz's Black Community
Good Times Santa Cruz, February 22, 2022

12 Funders & Resilia Launch a National Initiative to Help Strengthen BIPOC-led/Serving Nonprofits Across the Country
WTAP, February 16, 2022

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, February 12, 2022

Eli Lilly and Company Foundation Promotes Next President from Within
Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 11, 2022

Can Community Foundations Rally Wealthy Donors to Back Racial Equity Work
Inside Philanthropy, February 8, 2022

Legislation Intended to Speed Up Giving Gets a Boost in Congress
Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 3, 2022

Hands and ears of the community
Nob Hill Gazette, February 1, 2022

Ibram Kendi’s Center for Antiracist Research Taps Yanique Redwood as Executive Director
Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 28, 2022

Few Donor-Advised Fund Grants Are Anonymous, Controversial Study Says
Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 27, 2022

People of Color Small Businesses More Vulnerable to COVID-19 Impacts Due to Historic, Ongoing Systemic Inequities
Marketwire, January 27, 2022

San Jose Museum Helps Vaccinate Children For COVID In Playful Setting
Patch, January 4, 2022


How Empowering Leaders In Underserved Communities Can Create Lasting Change
Forbes, December 17, 2021

First round of checks for South San Francisco program
San Mateo County Daily Journal, December 15, 2021

California Latinx Community Organizes
Black News Channel, December 13, 2021

How the Silicon Valley Community Foundation Is Encouraging Donors to Actually Give in the Region
Inside Philanthropy, December 13, 2021

Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO: Local nonprofits have given so much, but there's still more to do
Silicon Valley Business Journal, November 29, 2021

Guest opinion: Holiday Fund demonstrates the power of local giving
Almanac News, November 21, 2021

The Big Lift Delivers on Promise to Improve Student Outcomes by Third Grade
San Mateo Office of Education, November 16, 2021

Making Vaccinations Less Scary for Kids
ABC 7, November 11, 2021

The Future of Black Nonprofit Power in California
The Giving List, November 10, 2021

How Foundations and Local Governments Partnered to Provide Legal Support to Immigrants in L.A.
Inside Philanthropy, October 8, 2021

To increase the hiring of diverse asset managers, foundations must lead by example
Candid, October 4, 2021

Mold Young Leaders, Share Power, and Acknowledge Injustice: Advice From Foundation Leaders of Color
Chronicle of Philanthropy, September 30, 2021

Big Foundations Show Little Change in Having Their Assets Managed by Women or People of Color
Chronicle of Philanthropy, September 29, 2021

13 Ways To Help Your Team Bounce Back After The Pandemic
Forbes, August 31, 2021

How Grant Funding Is Affecting the News Industry
Midpen Media Center, August 18, 2021

Datos del Censo indican que ha aumentado la diversidad étnica en todo EEUU, así es como ha cambiado en el Área de la Bahía
Univision, August 13, 2021

NPT Power & Influence Top 50 (2021)The NonProfit Times
The NonProfit Times, August 2, 2021

San Mateo County's Big Lift gets $1M in state funding
San Mateo Daily Journal, July 23, 2021

How Philanthropy Can Make a Lasting Commitment to Racial Justice
Inside Philanthropy, July 1, 2021

California should make June 19 a paid holiday
Calmatters, June 18, 2021

In Silicon Valley, Donors Are Neglecting Latinx Nonprofits. A New Fund Aims to Close the Gap
Inside Philanthropy, June 3, 2021

Community Foundation Support for Local Journalism Is Growing—and This Funder Is Leading the Way
Inside Philanthropy, May 24, 2021

Latinx, philanthropic groups join efforts to back targeted $10M fund (Video)
Silicon Valley Business journal, May 19, 2021

Podcast: Nicole Taylor of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Sea Change, May 11, 2021

Donors Race to Aid India During Covid Surge
Chronicle of Philanthropy, May 4, 2021

Investing in Latino-led Organizations like our Lives Depend on It
NorCal Grantmakers blog, Apri 21, 2021

Verdict on George Floyd’s Murder Can Mark a Turning Point, but Philanthropy Must Keep Up the Pressure, Leaders Say, April 21, 2021

Foundation, nonprofit leaders join call to protect voting rights
Philanthropy News Digest, April 16, 2021

A celebration of the children
San Mateo Daily Journal, April 12, 2021

Coalition launches coach advertising campaign to discourage pay day loan usage among San Jose residents
QMIN Magazines, April 9, 2021

Black leaders address vaccination efforts in Silicon Valley
San Jose Spotlight, March, 30, 2021

To Support an Equitable Recovery, Donor-Advised Funds Should Look Beyond Grantmaking
Inside Philanthropy, March 25, 2021

Community briefs: Local teens create productivity app, represent state in Senate program
The Almanac, March 4, 2021

How we can uphold our democracy this election season
East Palo Alto Today, March 4, 2021

2020 seen as ‘catalytic moment’ for change at Silicon Valley conference
San Jose Spotlight, February 24, 2021

COVID relief grant application window now open for restaurants, breweries and wineries
The Almanac, February 24, 2021

COVID: Relief Grants Available To Restaurants, Wineries, Breweries In San Mateo County
CBS San Francisco, February 23, 2021

Why is it so hard for Black-led nonprofits to get funding?
San Francisco Chronicle, February 20, 2021

New data shows Silicon Valley's low-wage workforce hit hard by pandemic
ABC 7, February 17, 2021

Pandemic stalls affordable housing plans but creates opportunities for South Bay land trust
San Jose Spotlight, February 17, 2021

San Jose community briefs for the week of Feb. 19
SJ Mercury News, February 13, 2021

With an Impressive List of Backers, a New Fund Supports Black-Led Groups in California
Inside Philanthropy, February 10, 2021

California Launches a $100 Million Fund to Support Black-Led Organizations
Barrons, February 5, 2021

Growth in Pooled Funds, Spurred by Racial-Justice Protests and the Pandemic, Could Last
Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 5, 2021

Funders Join Together to Launch $100 Million California Black Freedom Fund
PR Newswire, February 4, 2021

Relief program helps nonprofits
SJSU News, Feburary 2, 2021

Foundations Focus Their Attentions on Saving Democracy
Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 28, 2021

A 'financial lifeline:' San Mateo County creates $2.3M relief fund for restaurants, wineries and breweries
The Almanac, January 27, 2021

Building on success, nonprofits aim to keep aiding elections
The Sacramento Bee, January 27, 2021

San Mateo County Supes Approve $1M Coronavirus Aid Program
Yahoo News, January 26, 2021

Community Foundations Band Together to Fight Structural Racism
Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 26, 2021

Struggling small businesses could get boost from Newsom's proposed $227B budget
The Almanac, January 16, 2021

Foundations are making an epic push to tackle housing affordability in the Bay Area
Inside Philanthropy, January 13, 2021

Five Funders That Played a Role in the Georgia Senate Runoffs
Inside Philanthropy, January 8, 2021


Protecting Covid-19’s Hardest Hit
Presswire, December 18, 2020

A Newly Hot Approach on Loans Seeks to Close the Racial Wealth Gap
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, December 12, 2020

How grassroots fund helped hundreds of Peninsula families pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic
San Francisco Chronicle, December 6, 2020

Holiday Fund: StarVista adapts services during pandemic
The Almanac, December 4, 2020

Guest Opinion: Holiday Fund: A future of hope and resilience
Palo Alto Online, December 4, 2020

GivingTuesday 2020 raises an estimated $2.47 billion in U.S.
Philanthropy News Digest, December 4, 2020

New program offers lifeline to small businesses
Napa Valley Register, December 1, 2020

New loan program offers lifeline to small businesses in Santa Clara County
San Jose Spotlight, November 30, 2020

Guest Opinion -- Holiday Fund: Looking to the future with hope and resilience
Danville San Ramon, November 30, 2020

With COVID-19 spiking, SJ SHIP Kits’ mission more important than ever
The Mercury News, November 21, 2020

2020 Holiday Fund campaign now underway
Pleasanton Weekly, November 19, 2020

Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation Grants $1.6 Million to Community-Based Organizations with COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund
East County Today, November 16, 2020

A LINE, CROSSED The SVO has been working from the same political playbook for years — why did its campaign tactics backfire now?
Silicon Valley Business Journal, November 5, 2020

Proposition 15 to raise taxes on commercial buildings is trailing
San Francisco Chronicle, November 4, 2020

CEO Out, Nonprofits Protest Racist Political Ad
The Nonprofit Times, November 2, 2020

Guest opinion: Yes on Prop 15 for a healthy California and an inclusive Mountain View
Mountain View Voice, November 1, 2020

Silicon Valley Organization CEO resigns as nonprofits line up to cut ties
San Jose Spotlight, October 29, 2020

Opinion: Day of reckoning has arrived for Silicon Valley Organization
The Mercury News, October 28, 2020

What early end to census could mean for Santa Clara County
San Jose Spotlight, October 20, 2020

More Than 110 Philanthropists and Foundation Leaders Call for Secure Elections and a Peaceful Response to the Results
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 20, 2020

More tech money pours into Zuckerberg-backed California tax measure
Protocol, October 16, 2020

Racial inequity a focus for new Silicon Valley Community Foundation panel
San Jose Spotlight, October 16, 2020

Helping Small Businesses Bounce Back: Legislative Watch, October 16, 2020

Solano foundation issues nearly $900K in Covid-19 grants
Daily Republic, October 16, 2020

Which businesses would pay more property tax under Proposition 15? It’s complicated
LA Times, October 15, 2020

Teachers, nurses, students rally for Prop. 15
48 Hills, October 13, 2020

In California, Top Funders Are Part of a Major Public-Private Push to Close the Digital Divide
Inside Philanthropy, October 13, 2020

'Microloan' helps East Bay family-owned business bounce back during pandemic
ABC 7 News, October 12, 2020

Will California’s property tax initiative hurt small business? What you need to know
The Sacramento Bee, October 10, 2020

Yes on Prop. 15: Bring Needed Dollars to Schools and Communities
Santa Barbara Independent, October 8, 2020

California's 'Split Roll' Property Tax Reform, Explained
Planetizen, October 7, 2020

From homelessness to real estate: How some Bay Area tenants won their affordable housing fight
The Mercury News, October 4, 2020

Dewan, Taylor, Hansen: Investing in a better future with Prop. 15
SJ Spotlight, September 23, 2020

Report Finds 1.7 Percent of California Vote-By-Mail Ballots Rejected on Average
Business Insider, September 14, 2020

Make Yourself Count in the 2020 Census
ABC7 San Francisco, September 9, 2020

Silicon Valley donors open wallets in response to COVID-19
San Jose Spotlight, August 17, 2020

Census focus remaining in unusual time
The Daily Journal, July 27, 2020

Foundations Nationwide Commit Nearly Half a Billion Dollars to Racial Justice (subscription)
Philanthropy, July 17, 2020

The Rich Must Step Up Right Now, Say These Silicon Valley Philanthropists
KQED, July 15, 2020

The investment industry claims to support diversity, but the numbers don’t add up
Fortune, July 15, 2020

State funding may be stagnant, but schools can still find money for mental health services
EdSource, July 10, 2020

Building Capacity During a Crisis: The COVID-19 Education Partnership Pro Bono Initiative
3BL Media, June 25, 2020

Sharks and Santa Clara County Host Free COVID-19 Testing at SAP Center, June 22, 2020

Coronavirus spurs calls to change charitable perk, make donors give more each year
The Mercury News, June 16, 2020

African-American foundation leaders call for action on racism
Phlianthropy News Digest, June 12, 2020

Mega-Rich Urged to Unleash $121 Billion for Desperate Charities
Bloomberg, June 12, 2020

What Black executives have to say to Silicon Valley's business community
Silicon Valley Business Journal, June 7, 2020

Santa Clara Supervisors Approve $5M For COVID-19 Financial Assistance Program
CBS SF BayArea, June 3, 2020

Santa Clara County expands child care services during coronavirus crisis
San Jose Spotlight, June 3, 2020

COVID-19 pushes tele-health forward in Silicon Valley as virus holds patients back
San Jose Spotlight, May 27, 2020

APA Heritage Month Honoree Anne Im
NBC Bay Area, May 21, 2020

Hewlett Foundation Awards $10M to SVCF for Bay Area COVID-19 Relief
NBC Bay Area, May 8, 2020

Foundations Pledge Support for COVID-19 Relief
Phlianthropy News Digest, May 8, 2020

‘HalfMyDAF’ Movement Aims to Spur a Boost in Donor-Advised-Fund Grants, May 7, 2020

Hewlett Foundation Awards $10 Million to Silicon Valley Community Foundation for Bay Area COVID-19 Relief
William + Flora Hewlett Foundation, May 7, 2020

Here’s a list of leaders on Silicon Valley’s COVID-19 economic recovery team
The Mercury News, May 5, 2020

Will Donor-Advised Funds Meet Their “Rainy Day” Promise?
Nonprofit Quarterly, April 28, 2020

Silicon Valley public and private alliance is working during coronavirus pandemic
San Francisco Chronicle, April 27, 2020

Most Inspiring: Five Under-The-Radar Over Achievers Whose Innovative Work is Making Gains for Silicon Valley and the World
Modern Luxury, April/May 2020

Silicon Valley’s favorite charity is asking its donors to give away hundreds of millions of dollars. Right now., April 20, 2020

Santa Clara County schools leader talks transition, barriers to online learning
San Jose Spotlight, April 18, 2020

Planning for a ‘new normal,’ San Jose launches economic recovery council
San Jose Spotlight, April 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Silicon Valley business leaders to guide region’s economic recovery
The Mercury News, April 16, 2020

Coronavirus aid: How tech's richest are giving — and why it matters
Protocol, April 14, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Provides Housing To All Known Homeless With COVID-19
CBSN Bay Area, April 3, 2020

Santa Clara County says homeless with COVID-19 have temporary shelter, push to reach more of region's un-housed
ABC7News, April 3, 2020

Coronavirus: NBC Bay Area to air telethon on Saturday
Mercury News, April 2, 2020

Giving Away Silicon Valley’s Billions
Stanford Magazine, March 2020

Three days after launch, $11 million Santa Clara County coronavirus relief fund runs out of money
The Mercury News, March 27, 2020

More than $11 M Pledged For SC Co. Coronavirus-Affected Residents
Patch, March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Community Relief Funds
NBC Bay Area, March 23, 2020

South Bay Leaders Pledge Funding For Nonprofits Amid Outbreak
Patch, March 19, 2020

How to help during the coronavirus crisis
The Mercury News, March 19, 2020

Silicon Valley cities launch new coronavirus initiatives as companies step up
San Jose Spotlight, March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: How you can donate to and volunteer with Silicon Valley organizations that provide aid
The Mercury News, March 18, 2020

San Jose Mayor Launches Silicon Valley Strong
NBC Bay Area, March 18, 2020

Supervisors Call For Relief Funds As County Expands Crisis Measures
SFGate, March 16, 2020

Silicon Valley executives plot investment blitz with charities, groups to help fight coronavirus
USA News Hub, March 16, 2020

Nonprofits scramble to keep clients safe, programs open
Palo Alto Online, March 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Bay Area scrambles to keep disease from spreading among homeless
The Mercury News, March 10, 2020

Bramson: Poverty and homelessness in the time of Coronavirus
San Jose Spotlight, March 9, 2020

Report: Minorities in Santa Clara County are overrepresented in homeless population
San Jose Spotlight, February 18, 2020

Silicon Valley Community Foundation challenges donors to address local problems
TechCrunch, February 15, 2020

Opinion: Measure E will help solve San Jose’s housing crisis
The Merucry News, February 5, 2020

Partnership for the Bay's Future Marks One-Year Anniversary: Public-Private Partnership Exceeds Initial $500 Million Goal to Preserve, Produce, and Protect Affordable Housing
Fidelity, February 4, 2020

Bay Area partnership to exceed $500 million goal for housing fund
Times~Herald, Febuary 4, 2020

One smart money move: Start a donor advised fund for your charitable giving
Fortune, January 27, 2020

California Looks Into Billions Held in Funds Intended for Charities, Jan 14, 2020

How to Make an Impact Through Donor-advised Funds and Community Foundations
Giving Compass, January 12, 2020

Donor-Advised Funds and Community Foundations: What’s Right, What’s Missing, and What’s Next
Stanford Social Innovation Review, January 8, 2020


Preschoolers sing, read to Arroyo Grande Care Center residents
KSBY 6 News, December 20, 2019

San Jose residents can now text anonymous complaints about police
San Jose Spotlight, December 18, 2019

Matching grants support fellow community foundations
Press Release Point, December 10, 2019

Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant implemented in Schools
KXNET, December 10, 2019

As Housing Bills Collapse, Talk of Ballot Initiative Grows Louder
California Globe, November 21, 2019

Commentary: Super Commuting and the Last-Mile Conundrum
Street Blogs SF, November 15, 2019

California News: Stepping up to Confront the Housing Crisis
STL News, November 13, 2019

Solving the county’s child care and preschool shortage
STL News, November 11, 2019

Foundation puts diversity first, November 5, 2019

Solving the county’s child care and preschool shortage
The Daily Journal, November 11, 2019

Badass Women in Green Profile: Nicole Taylor on Social Justice and the interwovenness of CA’s frontline communities and international environmental advocacy
California League of Conservation Voters, October 28, 2019

Businesses, foundations lead giving to Garlic Festival victims fund
The Gilroy Dispatch, October 25, 2019

Businesses, foundations lead fundraising for Garlic Festival victims fund
Morgan Hill Times, October 23, 2019

Opinion: Facebook’s strategy to address housing and transportation, October 22, 2019

Silicon Valley Community Foundation names 5 vice presidents
Silicon Valley Business Journal, October 10, 2019

San José becomes first US city to use data as impartial lens to equitably deliver resources
Filamstar, October 10, 2019

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Appoints New Leaders
Patch, October 10, 2019

Community input considered in new 5-year plan to end homelessness in South Bay
ABC 7 News, October 3, 2019

San Jose launches new data-driven 'Social Progress Index' tool
ABC 7 News, October 3, 2019

San Jose becomes first U.S. city to use Social Progress Index to address inequity
San Jose Spotlight, October 2, 2019

Part 2: As tech in SF thrives, Latinos in the Mission struggle to get by
El Tecolote, September 26, 2019

NCG Joins 25 Philanthropic Leaders in Commitment to California Communities in Light of Public Charge Final Rule
Northern California Grantmakers, September 25, 2019

Firm cofounded by Facebook’s Zuckerberg will help Boise container-home maker expand
Idaho Statesmen, September 23, 2019

Everyone counts: Grants totaling $3.3M go to Bay Area nonprofits for Census 2020 outreach
Northern California Grantmakers, September 19, 2019

indieDwell Raises $5.5 Million in Financing and Announces Key Partnerships as it Prepares to Bring Healthy, Durable, Sustainable, and Affordable Housing Nationwide
indieDwell, September 17, 2019

Tulane launches new First Amendment law clinic with $1 million gift from Stanton Foundation, September 10, 2019

Counties Outside of Bay Area Eye Transportation Mega Measure in 2020
Planetizen, September 5, 2019

Sharks Organize #GilroyStrong Fundraiser, September 3, 2019

Community Foundation Update (08/31/19)
Philanthropy News Digest, August 31, 2019

Philanthropic nonprofit Gilroy Foundation receives over $1 million for Garlic Festival shooting victims, August 29, 2019

At $1 Mill Strong, Gilroy To Play Golf, Eat Pizza At Fundraisers
Patch, August, 23, 2019

FBI investigating shooting as a domestic terrorist incident
Gilroy Life, August 16, 2019

Local foundation memorializes Los Altos woman killed in Paso Robles crash
Los Altos Town Crier, August 7, 2019

Gilroy shooting victims fund eclipses $600K
The Morgan Hill Times, August 7, 2019

Philanthropy Reacts on Social Media to Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, August 5, 2019

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, August 3, 2019

Around Town … with Robert Airoldi: Remember what the Garlic Festival is all about: friends, food and fun
Gilroy Life, August 3, 2019

What to watch for at this weekend’s UnidosUS Conference [The San Diego Union-Tribune]
Daily Republic, August 2, 2019

Gilroy strong: Hundreds of residents stand tall at vigil in wake of mass shooting
San Francisco Chronicle, August 1, 2019

How To Help Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting Victims
CBS SF Bay Area, July 31, 2019

Gilroy Foundation sets up fund to benefit shooting victims
The Mercury News, July 31, 2019

Gilroy Foundation creates relief fund for shooting victims
KSBW, July 30, 2019

County shines bright through The Big Lift
The Daily Journal, July 29, 2019

Literacy Gets Another Big Lift In SMC This Summer
Patch, July 16, 2019

We’re Still All-In for a Complete Count
Northern California Grantmakers, June 27, 2019

Unconventional Housing, Fear of Eviction Challenge Bay Area Census Efforts
KQED News, June 21, 2019

Partnership for the Bay's Future, in Close-Up
Local Initiatives Support Organization, June 11, 2019

San Jose council passes budget after bitter debate about equity
The Mercury News, June 11, 2019

State Sen. Scott Wiener makes his case for SB50 in Palo Alto
Palo Alto Daily Post, June 8, 2019

How Local Banks Fight Displacement [Audio]
Giving Compass, June 1, 2019

Moving forward: New CEO plans for Silicon Valley Community Foundation's 2.0 version
The Almanac, May 29, 2019

U.S. Embassy Representative opens CHAMPS Office and breaks ground for new laboratory in Makeni
U.S. in Sierra Leone, May 9, 2019

Funders Can Bolster Democracy by Supporting Census Tech
Stanford Social Innovation Review, May 9, 2019

When Policy Gets Personal: Postmates Takes a Stand for Immigrants' Rights
Business, May 2, 2019

Washington Gov. Inslee: Climate change is at heart of 2020 campaign
San Francisco, May 1, 2019

Silicon Valley Companies Come Together to Support Women of Color in Tech
SustainabilityHQ, April 30, 2019

Who Will Be Counted in the US Census?
Nonprofit Quarterly, April 29, 2019

An Island of Silicon Valley Affordability Says Yes to More Housing
Route Fifty, April 25, 2019

Holiday Fund drive raises record-breaking $411K for local nonprofits
Palo Alto Online, April 23, 2019

Bay Area Census Funders Collaborative Invites Proposals to Ensure Fair and Complete 2020 Census
Philanthropy News Digest, April 20, 2019

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, April 20, 2019

Off Deadline: Bringing real-world humanity to the Great Immigration Debate
Palo Alto Online, April 19, 2019

To Ensure Accurate Local Census Count, $1 Million In Grant Funding Available To Nonprofits
Northern California Grantmakers, April 18, 2019

Editorial: California should follow SJ’s lead on affordable housing
The Mercury News, April 14, 2019

Commentary: Cape Coral couple's generosity re-energizes the community
News Press, April 14, 2019

SVCF's Donor Circle for the Arts Seeks Proposals From Emerging Arts Groups
Philanthropy News Digest, April 12, 2019

Opinion: How San Jose can manage impacts of homelessness
The Mercury News, April 7, 2019

A year out, census prep efforts abound in San Mateo County
The Almanac News, April 5, 2019

The Giving Machine
Metro Active, April 3, 2019

“They just need support & investment” Program implemented to improve student literacy
OK City Fox News, March 29, 2019

“Raising a Reader” students recognized at metro elementary school
KFOR, March 29, 2019

Talbot County Public Schools Presents 2018 Kindergarten Readiness Data
The Talbot Spy, March 26, 2019

Raising a Reader Marks 20-Year Anniversary as Leading Children’s Literacy Nonprofit in the U.S.
PR Newswire, Mar 21, 2019

Are Your Bank Deposits Being Used to Finance Displacement?
NextCity, March 21, 2019

Commentary: Patience, hard work behind Cape Coral Community Foundation's incredible comeback
News-Press, March 17, 2019

Southwest Airlines : Grant to Help Grow MATC Aviation Program Pipeline
MarketScreener, March 13, 2019

Charity Backed By Silicon Valley Tech Titans Gave $500k to Fusion GPS-Linked Group
The Daily Caller, March 13, 2019

It’s Now the Biggest U.S. Grantmaker and Getting Bigger All the Time. Here’s a Closer Look
Inside Philanthropy, March 13, 2019

San Jose City Council approves six new priorities for the next year
San Jose Spotlight, March 5, 2019

Robert Wood Johnson Alum Moves to N.C. Health Foundation (Transitions)
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 1, 2019

How to solve the Bay Area housing crisis? Silicon Valley leaders hash it out
The Mercury News, March 1, 2019

Knight Media Forum: Strengthening local news, community and democracy
Detroit Public TV, February 26-27, 2019

Propel Ships 600,000 Meals To Users Of Its Food Stamp App Hurt By The Shutdown
Forbes, February 25, 2019

Newsom raises $2.5 million to pay the bills for parties around inauguration
San Francisco Chronicle, February 24, 2019

County superintendent details ambitious vision
The Daily Journal, February 21, 2019

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, Feburary 16, 2019

Investing Your Green in Green
Alameda Magazine, February 14, 2019

Is Nicole Taylor the captain who can chart a new course for the massive Silicon Valley Community Foundation? (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, February 7, 2019

Advocacy and More: Philanthropy’s Role in Two Big New Initiatives to Tackle the Housing Crisis
Inside Philanthropy, February 6, 2019

The Partnership for the Bay’s Future
Local Initiative Support Corporation, Febuary 6, 2019

Maurice A. Jones On.... (Episode #16)
LISC, February 6, 2019

Silicon Valley Community Foundation begins a new chapter
Mercury News, February 5, 2019

"Matter to a Million" Global Giving Partnership Celebrates Five Years, $21M in Loans
Conscious Company Media, February 5, 2019

News Digest: PUSD community meeting Tuesday & Crawford golf tourney benefits Piscotty ALS fund
Pleasanton Weekly, January 31, 2019

Southwest Airlines Announces Recipients Of $1 Million Grant
Aero-News Network, January 31, 2019

E&F CIO Corner
J.P. Morgan Asset Management Endowments, Foundations & Healthcare, Winter 2019

Silicon Valley’s favorite charity almost imploded in scandal. Now it’s asking for a second chance.
Recode, January 28, 2019

Opinion: Partnership seeks to ease Bay Area housing crisis
The Mercury News, January 25, 2019

$500M investment aims to fights affordability crisis
The Daily Journal, January 25, 2019

Bay Area consortium pledges $500M for affordable homes
Palo Alto Online, January 25, 2019

New coalition plans to invest $540 million for Bay Area affordable housing
The Almanac, January 25, 2019

Bay Area partnership seeks to raise $540 million to develop affordable housing
San Francisco Chronicle, January 24, 2019

Bay Area housing gets $500 million boost, with launch of region’s largest fund
The Mercury News, January 24, 2019

New Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO focused on rebuilding
San Jose Spotlight, January 23, 2019

News about grants, gifts
NC State University, January 21, 2019

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, January 19, 2019

Letter: Family able to give $100K via a donor-advised fund
Mercury News, Jan. 17, 2019

New Silicon Valley Community Foundation head: ‘We have to get courageous, innovative’
Silicon Valley Business Journal, January 13, 2019


Providing a creative outlet in a tech world
Mountain View Voice, December 23, 2018

The new mayor of San Mateo - Diane Papan (mention of Nicole Taylor's appointment)
The Daily Journal, December 3, 2018

Here’s where you can see Caltrain’s Holiday Train this weekend
The Mercury News, November 30, 2018

SVCF Selects President After Board Search
Los Altos Town Crier, November 27, 2018

Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County Events
Patch, November 25, 2018

PGA of America to give relief funds to California fire victims
The Desert Sun, November 13, 2018

SVCF Picks Taylor to Right Ship
The NonProfit Times, November 9, 2018

Silicon Valley Community Foundation names new CEO after scandal
Silicon Valley Business Journal, November 8, 2018

Silicon Valley Community Foundation picks CEO with Bay Area roots
San Francisco Chronicle, November 8, 2018

Last Minute Tips for California Voters
Daily Herald, November 1, 2018

Effort underway to help find solutions to address Bay Area's housing affordability crisis
ABC News 7, October 24, 2018

As revenue declines from one 'sin tax,' California considers tapping another for children's programs
EducationDive, October 16, 2018

Amazon's Bezos Launches $2 Billion Fund to Help the Homeless
Bloomberg, September 13, 2018

California Governor's Debate: Candidates Talk Immigration, Trump, Housing; Trade Barbs on Infidelity
NBC Bay Area, May 8, 2018

California Gubernatorial Debate Presented by NBC Bay Area and SVCF
NBC Bay Area, April 25, 2018

Check-out time for Town Crier Holiday Fund recipients
Los Altos Town Crier, March 21, 2018

Workshop Today To Hear Public Comments On Law Enforcement, March 19, 2018

Here's What We Can Learn From Silicon Valley Parents Who Are Raising Their Kids Away From Tech, March 16, 2018

StubHub Launches Program Supporting Music Education, March 14, 2018

When Disaster Strikes: Companies Plan for Employee Catastrophic Assistance
TriplePundit, March 14, 2018

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton invested $50 million into the Signal app — here's how he spends his $6.9 billion fortune
Business Insider, March 12, 2018

Community Foundations Collaborate to Help Puerto Rico
Council on Foundations blog, March 9, 2018

NBC Bay Area and Silicon Valley Community Foundation to Host California Gubernatorial Debate Moderated by Chuck Todd
NBC Bay Area, March 8, 2018

African-American donors going back to their political roots
Financial Times, March 8, 2018

50% Affordable, 260-Unit 1900 Fourth Street Apartment Project Files Action for SB35 Streamlined Approval, After Five-Year Process
Business Wire, March 8, 2018

Lost Connections: Tech Use Among Young Kids in Silicon Valley
Washington Monthly, March 8, 2018

Lost Connections: Tech Use Among Young Kids in Silicon Valley
New America, March 5, 2018

Knight Foundation Renews On the Table With $2 Million Grant
Philanthropy News Digest, March 3, 2018

Competitiveness report sees a Silicon Valley economy defying gravity
Silicon Valley Business Journal, March 2, 2018

Good Intentions Made Better: Making Fixes to SF Anti-Corruption Proposal
Northern California Grantmakers, March 1, 2018

5 Ways Educators Can Help Families Make Better Use of Tech Outside the Classroom
EdSurge, Feb. 28, 2018

Computer History Museum taps longtime Microsoft exec in Silicon Valley for CEO role
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Feb. 27, 2018

Latest Silicon Valley trend: People leaving
The Star Online, Feb. 27, 2018

Knight Foundation grants $2 million for 2018 On the Table in 10 cities, Feb. 26, 2018

Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s assets surged in 2017. It won’t say why
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 24, 2018

Editorial: Silicon Valley still leads, but costs are catching up to innovation
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 23, 2018

Latest Silicon Valley trend: People leaving
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 22, 2018

Latest Silicon Valley competitiveness report sets off an alarm bell (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Feb. 22, 2018

Knight Media Forum: Strengthening Local News, Community and Democracy
BenitoLink, Feb. 22, 2018

Haunted house, iFullerton videos win awards for three Cal State Fullerton students
Orange County Register, Feb. 20, 2018

One year later, San Jose flood victims still hurting
ABC 7 News, Feb. 20, 2018

What This New Foundation Says About Silicon Valley Giving
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 20, 2018

Some Community Foundations Take Strong Lead in Sustainable Development
Nonprofit Quarterly, Feb. 19, 2018

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag
SFGate, Feb. 18, 2018

What role can community foundations play in achieving the SDGs?
Devex, Feb. 16, 2018

North American Foundations Pledge To Unite
The NonProfit Times, Feb. 16, 2018

Dropbox announces global foundation to support human rights work
UK Fundraising, Feb. 16, 2018

Four receive African American Heritage Leadership Awards
East Bay Times, Feb. 15, 2018

Exclusive: Dropbox spins out foundation with $20 million to fund S.F. nonprofits and others
San Francisco Business Times, Feb. 15, 2018

Top Earners Among Community-Foundation CEOs
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Feb. 15, 2018

More than 80 philanthropic leaders commit to working across borders to achieve the SDGs in North America
Council on Foundations, Feb. 15, 2018

CSE’s Online Sustainability Academy Initiative Acclaimed As Gold Standard of Corporate Responsibility
Triple Pundit, Feb. 14, 2018

City By City: Behind a Partnership Effort to Get Disconnected Youth Hired
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 14, 2018

Naomi Fuchs champions health care during Wine Country fires, beyond
SF Gate, Feb 13th, 2018

SVCF Awarded $1.3 Billion to Nonprofit Organizations in 2017
Philanthropy News Digest, Feb 12th, 2018

Silicon Valley group leading recovery efforts for Puerto Rico
ABC 7, KGO-TV, Feb. 9, 2018

Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s Assets Outpace Ford Foundation
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Feb 8th, 2018

Starting Off Right
The Almanac News, Feb 8th, 2018

These 50 American Gave Away The Most Money in 2017
Forbes, Feb 7th, 2018

Apple just made $88 billion. It's paying $6 million for housing
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb 1st, 2018

Opinion: San Jose police aiming for mutual respect, shared vision with community
East Bay Times, Jan 29th, 2018

Opinion: San Jose police aiming for mutual respect, shared vision with community
The Mercury News, Jan. 28, 2018

How rent control, Proposition 13, new laws affect Silicon Valley's housing woes
The Business Journal, Jan 26th

How rent control, Proposition 13, new laws affect Silicon Valley's housing woes (Video)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Jan. 26, 2018

First permanent appointee to Mott Foundation Chair on Community Foundations
Alliance Magazine, Jan. 25, 2018

Sunnyvale Working Scholars Helps Residents Earn Tuition-Free College Degree (Houston Chronicle), Jan. 24, 2018

Panel praises Mountain View for breaking with past on housing approach
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Jan. 24, 2018

Sal Khan creates online academy to educate anyone in world for free
San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 19, 2018

“Step into Teaching” event will offer guidance for prospective teachers
El Observador, Jan. 19, 2018

ReadCoor Receives Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Funds for NGOs, Jan. 17, 2018

Silicon Valley Honors Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Day of Service, Celebration
San Jose Inside, Jan. 15, 2018

Worried parents: What's wrong with my child?
Sacramento Bee, Jan. 15, 2018

Volunteer spirit makes Cape Coral more than the largest city in Southwest Florida
Fort Myers News-Press, Jan. 14, 2018

Premal Shah, co-founder of Kiva, enables the poor
San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 13, 2018

WVU team seeks to instill new skills in today’s workforce
The Dominion Post, Jan. 13, 2018

Facebook Says It Will Unblock Roe v. Wade Movie Crowdfunding Site
Breitbart, Jan. 12, 2018

Corporate Philanthropy Institute Q&A: Environmental Journalist Discusses Challenges and Opportunities the SDGs Present to Businesses
Nothern California Grantmakers, Jan. 11, 2018

Exemplary Bay Area Leaders Chosen to Nominate Candidates for Fourth Annual San Francisco Chronicle 2018 Visionary of the Year Award
Business Wire, Jan. 9, 2018

Corporate Philanthropy Institute Q&A: American Red Cross Silicon Valley Leader Talks Corporate Disaster Response
Northern California Grantmakers, Jan. 8, 2018

California traffic fines prey on poor
Sacramento Bee, Jan. 8, 2018

California traffic fines prey on poor
The Tribune, Jan. 8, 2018

Editorial: Make this the week you help schools through Holiday Fund
Pleasanton Weekly, Jan. 4, 2018

Donor advised funds – the most efficient way to channel funds for social good
Alliance Magazine, Jan. 3, 2018

Need for CSA just keeps growing
Mountain View Voice, Jan. 2, 2018


YWCA's mission: Helping survivors of domestic violence
Mountain View Voice, Dec. 22, 2017

Bitcoin Millionaire Creates Pineapple Fund to Give $86 Million to Charity
Bitcoinist, Dec. 21, 2017

A bitcoin millionaire's fortune will fund psychedelic research, a cure for aging, and clean water
Quartz, Dec. 20, 2017

Voter's Choice Act Community Convening
Thrive Alliance of Nonprofits in San Mateo County, Dec. 15, 2017

Editorial: A 'force for good'
Palo Alto Online, Dec. 15, 2017

Giving Back: Settling in for the long haul
Ukiah Daily Journal, Dec. 14, 2017

Google gets OK for housing-office plan near its new CA campus
Construction Dive, Dec. 14, 2017

The Intero Foundation Awards $505,000 to Local Organizations in 2017
Business Wire, Dec. 14, 2017

Google praises Mountain View’s approval of ambitious housing expansion
SFGate, Dec. 13, 2017

Around Pleasanton: Holiday Fund donations help 14,000 gain health care
Pleasanton Weekly, Dec. 7, 2017

Day Worker Center: still here and ready to help
Holiday Fund: Outreach campaign aims to strengthen ties to community

Mountain View Voice, Dec. 5, 2017

Pizarro: Santa Claus is coming to town on the Holiday Train
The Mercury News, Dec. 1, 2017

Candidate Villaraigosa vows to get tough on unions, put focus on children
SFGate, Dec. 1, 2017

Cisco Innovation Challenge helps students launch their ventures
Sustainable Brands, Nov. 30, 2017

Three saving graces that can help foundations dodge three deadly perils
ImpactAlpha, Nov. 30, 2017

To Fight Deportations in LA, Private Funders Are Teaming Up With Local Government
Inside Philanthropy, Nov. 30, 2017

Donor-advised funds growing at a 'meteoric' rate
Financial Planning, Nov. 30, 2017

Silicon Valley Community Foundation taps SS&C for Black Diamond wealth platform
IBS Intelligence (blog), Nov. 30, 2017

Editorial: Housing crisis a problem for all
Los Altos Town Crier, Nov. 29, 2017

Donor-advised funds keep growing in assets
Tax Pro Today, Nov. 28, 2017

Local Advocates Survey Solutions to Affordable-Housing Crisis
Los Altos Town Crier, Nov. 22, 2017

Marshman: Housing crisis ‘On the Table’ — but what good is talking about it?
East Bay Times, Nov. 21, 2017

Climb Aboard the Caltrain Holiday Train December 2nd and 3rd From San Francisco to Santa Clara/Sunnyvale
Everything South City, Nov. 17, 2017

Excelsior residents lay their fears and hopes on the table
KALW Public Radio 91.7 FM, Nov. 17, 2017

Community chats start a new conversation about Bay Area's housing crisis (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Nov. 16, 2017

Silicon Valley confronts an 'epidemic' — what to do about housing?
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Nov. 16, 2017

Mountain View: Thousands meet to discuss Bay Area housing crisis
Palo Alto Weekly/Mercury News, Nov. 16, 2017

Brainstorming underway to solve Bay Area housing crisis
ABC7, KGO-TV, Nov. 15, 2017

Housing crisis summit taking place Wednesday
Mountain View Voice, Nov. 14, 2017

A call to action: thousands to brainstorm the Bay Area’s housing crisis
The Mercury News, Nov. 13, 2017

Monday: Menlo Park 'community conversation' on housing crisis
The Almanac, Nov. 10, 2017

Marshman: Fewer editorials, more columns signed by real people–what’s up with the Opinion Pages?
The Mercury News, Nov. 8, 2017

Affordable housing dilemma subject of Nov. 15 forum
Los Altos Town Crier, Nov. 8, 2017

Brainstorming the Bay Area housing crisis: Thousands sign up for communitywide conversation, Nov. 7, 2017

From the Philanthropy 400: Who Got the Most Million-Dollar Gifts
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Nov. 1, 2017

PGA of America forms Golf Relief and Assistance Fund to aid disaster victims industrywide, Oct. 31, 2017

‘On the Table’ Asks Bay Area Residents to Serve Up Housing Solutions
KQED Radio, Oct. 31, 2017

Nov. 15 forum to address housing needs
Los Altos Town Crier, Oct. 25, 2017

Latino community comes together at Hispanic Foundation ball
The Mercury News, Oct. 23, 2017

Make a better world: guide your children, nieces and nephews to giving
Chicago Tribune, Oct. 23, 2017

Brainstorming the Future to Help Resolve Homelessness
San Francisco Public Press, Oct. 23, 2017

Where Northern California fire victims can find resources – and how you can support them
Sacramento Bee, Oct. 20, 2017

Editorial: Rebuild Sonoma County
Gilroy Dispatch, Oct. 19, 2017

MDC receives funding to collaborate on Human Cell Atlas, Oct. 19, 2017

Steve Jobs’s rare autograph graces old Newsweek cover now up for auction
Newsweek, Oct. 19, 2017

Community Foundation Update (new grantmaking strategies)
Philanthropy News Digest, Oct. 14, 2017

Immigration rugged road special report: Immigration rights organization new service to help undocumented immigrants
KTSF, Oct. 12, 2017

The New York Women’s Foundation Honors Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., Dr. Angela Diaz, Verna Eggleston, And Hon. Jonathan Lippman, Oct. 11, 2017

California voters want early childhood as priority issue, statewide poll shows
EdSource, Sept. 28, 2017

New poll: Voters want the next governor to invest big in early childhood education
Southern California Public Radio,, Sept. 28, 2017

Prioritize children, campaign insists to Newsom, others in governor’s race
The Mercury News, Sept. 21, 2017

San José Innovation Challenge Leads to Graffiti-Cleaning Drone
Route Fifty, Sept. 14, 2017

Opinion: Legislation can fix ‘paying more for being poor’ in traffic fines
The Mercury News, Sept. 10, 2017

Bay Area Mayors Are Asking Residents for Donations to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims
NBC Bay Area, Sept. 7, 2017

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, Sept. 2, 2017

Amidst the Backdrop of a Troubled Nation Post-Charlottesville, Philanthropy Assesses Its Role
Council on Foundations, Aug. 18, 2017

US community foundations making significant global impact
Alliance magazine, August 15, 2017

Nominations Sought for Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards Presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Triple Pundit, August 11, 2017

Big Lift gives literacy a boost
Half Moon Bay Review, August 2, 2017

The 2017 NonProfit Times Power & Influence Top 50
The NonProfit Times, August 1, 2017

Self Help gets an $8 million deposit to boost low-income lending
Impact Alpha, August 1, 2017

Passion Boosting New Major Gifts
The Non-Profit Times, July 25, 2017

Donor-Advised Funds Drive Jump in Community Foundations’ International Giving, Study Says
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 18, 2017

Immigration and More: What's SVCF Been Up to Lately?
Inside Philanthropy, July 4, 2017

The Poverty Just Over the Hills From Silicon Valley
The Atlantic, June 26, 2017

Amazon’s Bezos Disrupts Another Frontier, With Just One Tweet
Bloomberg Pursuits, June 22, 2017

$5.4 million in state relief to help San Jose flood victims
The Mercury News, June 20, 2017

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative helps East Palo Alto with water shortage, affordable housing
The Mercury News, June 20, 2017

The Big Lift Inspiring Summers Program Comes to Spruce Elementary
Everything South City, June 20, 2017

Opinion: How can we make up for drastic cuts in federal housing support?
The Mercury News, June 15, 2017

It's time for an intelligent conversation on artificial intelligence
The Hill, June 14, 2017

When Silicon Valley execs suddenly make billions, they turn to this man to help them give it away, June 10, 2017

The Silicon Valley Billionaires Remaking America's Schools
The New York Times, June 6, 2017

Winning the Internet: How nonprofits can use the same tactics that helped Trump win the US presidency for outsized social impact
Stanford Social Innovation Review, June 1, 2017

Big lift takes a big hit: Federal funding slash trims budget for local early education support program
San Mateo Daily Journal, May 30, 2017

Building a Sacramento convention center; Silicon Valley housing prices; attacking journalists
The Sacramento Bee, May 30, 2017

Commentary: Warning signs Silicon Valley cannot ignore
The Mercury News, May 28, 2017

Playbook Shows How to Redesign K-12 Schools for 21st Century Learning
THE Journal, May 26, 2017

Op-Ed: Saving Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Deserves Celebration
San Jose Inside, May 19, 2017

Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants
Mountain View Voice, May 16, 2017

California Today: Tackling Some ‘Ridiculously High’ Traffic Fines
The New York Times, May 15, 2017

Should States Charge Low-Income Residents Less for Traffic Tickets?
The Atlantic, May 13, 2017

How A Traffic Fine Can Lead To Jail Time In California
NPR, May 4, 2017

Silicon Valley Community Foundation partners with city and county to help immigrants (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, April 18, 2017

Largest Charity Ponders Gilroy's Needs
Gilroy Dispatch, April 17, 2017

Inside Amazon's East Palo Alto deal
Silicon Valley Business Journal, April 7, 2017

Editorial: North Carolina whiffs on transgender bathroom law; what will tech do?
The Mercury News, April 1, 2017

Priscilla Chan Named San Francisco Chronicle's Visionary of the Year in Third Annual Awards Program
BusinessWire, March 31, 2017

Priscilla Chan wins 2017 Visionary of the Year award
San Francisco Chronicle, March 30, 2017

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Names Vice Presidents of Corporate Responsibility, Donor Engagement
The Registry, March 30, 2017

San Jose flood: A month later, 500 have yet to return home
The Mercury News
March 23, 2017

Report details struggles on South Coast
Half Moon Bay Review
March 22, 2017

San Jose flood fundraiser tonight: SoFa Market eateries, bars
The Mercury News
March 15, 2017

In a Climate of Fear, California Funders Step Up for Immigrants
Inside Philanthropy, March 13, 2017

San Jose flood fundraiser: Chipotle donating today’s proceeds
East Bay Times, March 9, 2017

Editorial: San Jose turns attention to what went wrong with flood
San Jose Mercury News, March 7, 2017

Calif. Businessman Gives $5 Million for San Jose Flood Aid
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 6, 2017

Silicon Valley mixed on Trump's next moves
USA Today, March 6, 2017

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, March 4, 2017

Silicon Valley Leaders Gather to Discuss Regions Economic Engine
ABC7, March 3, 2017

Silicon Valley fights to maintain its tech dominance
FOX2, March 3, 2017

San Jose regional economy strong, but challenges imperil job growth
The Mercury News, March 2, 2017

What worries tech, philanthropic leaders about Silicon Valley's future (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, March 2, 2017

From the editor: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble in Silicon Valley?
Silicon Valley Business Journal, March 2, 2017

San Jose flood: Vietnamese billionaire donated $5 million to help victims
The Mercury News, March 1, 2017

Silicon Valley's rainmaker charity turns 10
Mountain View Voice, Feb. 27, 2017

Announcing our New Report: "Connecting Communities for Regional Resilience: A Case Study of the Silicon Valley Region"
New America, Feb. 27, 2017

Questions about the Advocacy Stance at “The World’s Biggest Community Foundation”
Nonprofit Quarterly, Feb. 22, 2017

Explosion: The Latest Evidence That Silicon Valley Giving Is Going Totally Nuts
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 15, 2017

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Awarded $1.3 Billion in 2016
Philanthropy News Digest, Feb. 9, 2017

Leaders Must Listen to Solve Big Problems, Author Says (subscription)
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Feb. 7, 2017

Raj Jayadev, Visionary of the Year nominee, tackles justice reform
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 4, 2017

Silicon Valley Community Foundation's Misti Sangani connects philanthropists with causes that need them (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Feb. 3, 2017

New Study Tells Inside Story of How Local Communities Use Ordinances to Say ‘Enough’ to Payday Lenders
Public, Jan. 24, 2017

Scholars, city leaders, 49ers unite to tackle police-race issues
The Mercury News, Jan. 21, 2017

‘Immigrants and Allies’ forum on Jan. 19 in Palo Alto
Palo Alto Online, Jan. 12, 2017


Bay Area is loaded with visionaries
San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 30, 2016

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, Dec. 24, 2016

Reporter’s Notebook
The Daily Journal, Dec. 23, 2016

Progressive Foundations Brace for Trump Administration
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 19, 2016 (subscription)

San Jose to Host Community Forums to Build Trust in Police
San Jose Inside, Dec. 19, 2016

Which Corporate Givers Stood Out in 2016? Here's One Way to Find Out
Inside Philanthropy, Dec. 16, 2016

Caltrain's 'Holiday Train' Collects Whopping 2,500 Toys for Local, Needy Children
Mountain View Patch, Dec. 15, 2016

Silicon Valley Community Foundation names chief donor experience officer
Pleasanton Weekly, Dec. 13, 2016

Why startups, too, need to embrace social responsibility
YourStory, Dec. 8, 2016

2017 Breakthrough Prize Recipients Announced
Philanthropy News Digest, Dec. 6, 2016

How Much Should the Wealthy and Foundations Give in Their Home Regions?
Inside Philanthropy, Dec. 3, 2016

Glittering Caltrain's Holiday Train Generates Delight, Toys for Kids
NBC Bay Area, Dec. 2, 2016

Holiday Train Coming to Town Saturday
The Santa Clara Weekly, Nov. 30, 2016

Silicon Valley’s Latest Innovation: Free Market Philanthropy
BuzzFeedNews, November 25, 2016

Silicon Valley Community Foundation to Celebrate Five Winners of Corporate Responsibility Impact Award
CSRwire, November 18, 2016

Local foundations distribute grants to nonprofit groups
Los Altos Town Crier, November 16, 2016

Mark Your Calendars: Family Favorite ‘Holiday Train’ Coming Soon to Caltrain Stations
Mountain View Patch, November 15, 2016

Becker College’s MassDiGI Program Develops Game Addressing Income Inequality
GoLocalWorchster, November 7, 2016

Silicon Valley’s Community Foundation Spreads Its Fundraising to the East Coast (subscription)
Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 7, 2016

Philanthropy in Silicon Valley Big Bets on Big Ideas
New York Times, November 4, 2016

A Force in Philanthropy
Silicon Valley Magazine, November/December 2016

Ride-On: These Holiday Trains Are Off the Rails FUN
Red Tricycle, November 3, 2016

How new breed of charities is changing the face of giving
San Francisco Chronicle, October 27, 2016

Silicon Valley Donors Ignore Local Needs, Report Finds
Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 25, 2016

Forget Decades: Why True Corporate Diversity is Attainable in Five Years or Less
Triple Pundit, October 17, 2016

Measure A backers hope to put dent in affordable-housing crisis
Palo Alto Weekly, October 14, 2016

Tech Wonders and Dilemmas Explored at Innovation Conference (subscription)
Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 11, 2016

'Silicon Valley' stars give back to the region they spoof
The Mercury News, October 11, 2016

How technology is being used to teach, help people
ABC7 News, October 10, 2016

The Head Injury Our Kids Are Still Getting, October 7, 2016

Donation 'renews' 9,000 books at San Jose Public Library
The Mercury News, October 6, 2016

VARIDESK Supports Silicon Valley Community Foundation by Auctioning Signed Desks Used in HBO's "Silicon Valley"
Yahoo Finance, October 3, 2016

Silicon Valley, East Bay gain wealthy households while middle-income dwindles
The Mercury News, October 3, 2016

Housing measure A gets a boost (second item in article)
The Mercury News, September 24, 2016

Game Changers conference: How diversity helps bottom lines 
Silicon Valley Business Journal, September 22, 2016

Immigrants focus of summit: A third of San Mateo County residents are foreign born
The Daily Journal (San Mateo), September 22, 2016

Cupertino bans payday lenders from city
Silicon Valley Business Journal, September 21, 2016

100 Years In The Making, Black History And Culture Museum Gets Ready For Reveal
NPR Online, September 14, 2016

San Francisco 49ers to donate $1 million to two local groups that “help bridge the gap”, September 8, 2016

49ers will donate $1 million to Bay Area charities, September 8, 2016

3 Things Foundations Can Do About Predatory Lending
Nonprofit Quarterly, August 31, 2016

Improved programs, campuses offered in the new school year: Students starting classes in San Bruno returning to enhanced opportunities
The Daily Journal, August 25, 2016

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died
Palo Alto Online, August 22, 2016

Can Philanthropy Pull a Country Divided Along Racial Lines Closer Together? (subscription)
San Francisco Business Times, August 18, 2016

San Mateo County: Big Lift program adds a new summer effort to close achievement gap between rich and poor students
The Mercury News, July 11, 2016

Coastside children inspired to learn
Half Moon Bay Review, July 13, 2016

Schools, preschools receive grants to boost literacy
The Mercury News, July 6, 2016

Menlo Park: Child Development Center gets Big Lift boost
The Mercury News, June 29, 2016

Foundation Posts Donor-Advised-Fund Data to Quell Criticism (subscription)
Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 15, 2016

A Top Community Foundation Pulls Back the Curtain on Donor-Advised Funds—To a Point
Inside Philanthropy, June 13, 2016

Silicon Valley Donors Circle Issues Accepting Applications for Literary Arts Projects
Philanthropy News Digest, June 8, 2016

Wood: Brown's budget slams early childhood education
The Mercury News, June 1, 2016

Carson, Engh: VTA traffic and transit measure should go on November ballot
The Mercury News, May 27, 2016

SV@Home releases roadmap for local affordable housing
Los Altos Town Crier, May 25, 2016

African American museum’s fundraising touches deep history among donors
The Washington Post, May 24, 2016

How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities
Black Enterprise, May 23, 2016

San Jose council might put off library changes to 'explore' new partnership
The Mercury News, May 16, 2016

Time, talent, treasure: What it looks like when they come together
Devex, May 16, 2016

Becker graduates hear cautionary tale of 'twin tsunamis'
Telegram & Gazette, May 14, 2016

San José Wants Local Innovators to Create Graffiti-Removal Device
Route Fifty, May 11, 2016

Silicon Valley Gives: 24-hour event raises $7.85 million for local nonprofit organizations, May 5, 2016

Sal Pizarro: Silicon Valley Gives finishes with $7.8 million
The Mercury News online, May 4, 2016

Meet MAPS, the psychedelic research foundation that's winning Silicon Valley Gives
The Mercury News online, May 3, 2016

Pizarro: Silicon Valley Gives delivers millions for nonprofits
The Mercury News online, May 3, 2016

SVGives is on Tuesday: Join 17,000 donors who will give to Bay Area nonprofits
Silicon Valley Business Journal, May 2, 2016

Community Notebook: Foundation to host online 'giving day' for nonprofits
Palo Alto Online, May 1, 2016

Limits on the Life Spans of Foundation Endowments Make No Sense (subscription)
Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 28, 2016

Pizarro: Bay Area nonprofits get ready for Silicon Valley Gives
Mercury News, April 28, 2016

Local nonprofits to benefit from third annual online telethon
The Morgan Hill Times, April 26, 2016

Los Gatos: Countdown to 'SVGives' day
The Mercury News online, April 20, 2016

Get ready to give on May 3
San Jose Mercury News online, April 13, 2016

SVGives coming to county in May
Hollister Free Lance, April 8, 2016

East Palo Alto joins national effort to support young men of color
Palo Alto Online, April 7, 2016

Foundation Chiefs Spar on Question of Giving in Perpetuity
Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 5, 2016

Community Foundation Update – site visits to India
Philanthropy News Digest, April 2, 2016

Priscilla Chan, in rare interview, tells how her goals with Mark Zuckerberg are shaped by personal story
San Jose Mercury News, April 1, 2016

Emmett Carson: Silicon Valley Power Executives (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, March 25, 2016

New Report Identifies Top Bay Area Issues. What's SVCF Doing About Them? - Bay Area | Grants | Fundraising - Inside Philanthropy
Inside Philanthropy, March 17, 2016

Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund distributes $73,307 to 12 nonprofits
Pleasanton Weekly, March 15, 2016

Rod Streater Pens Raiders/Fans Farewell, March 12, 2016

Facebook's Zuckerberg to Bet Big on Personalized Learning
Education Week, March 7, 2016

Why Other Startup Hubs Are Beginning to Look More Appealing Than Silicon Valley (subscription)
Inc. Magazine, March 7, 2016

Education Critical to Silicon Valley's Prosperity, Study Finds
Philanthropy News Digest, March 5, 2016

Silicon Valley shows a net loss in residents for first time since 2011
Sacramento Business Journal, March 4, 2016

Visa Difficulties at Forefront of STEM Entrepreneurship Concerns
India West, March 3, 2016

Silicon Valley innovation economy tops the U.S., but perils loom
San Jose Mercury News, March 3, 2016

Silicon Valley Residents Leave for Greener Grass, Cheaper Housing
Wall Street Journal Digits blog, March 3, 2016

Executives' Alliance Foundation Leaders "Ban the Box," Issue Call to Action for All U.S. Philanthropic Institutions to Adopt Fair Chance Hiring Measures
Yahoo News, Feb. 29, 2016

Web Portal Offers Platform for Sharing Special Mother-Daughter Bond
India West, Feb. 27, 2016

Holy Cow, This Community Foundation is Exploding. Why Is That?
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 23, 2016

ASU partners with Cisco to empower minority youth to become entrepreneurs
Phoenix New Times, Feb. 23, 2016

Couple crumble barriers for women, minorities in Silicon Valley, Feb. 22, 2016

Why America's tech elite work entirely to fund charities
Chicago Tribune, Feb. 17, 2016

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Awards $823 Million in 2015
Philanthropy News Digest, Feb. 16, 2016

Community Foundation Update – investment manager diversity report
Philanthropy News Digest, Feb. 13, 2016

Silicon Valley Community Foundation gave nearly a billion dollars in 2015 grants
San Jose Mercury News, Feb. 12, 2016

Bequests Put Conservative Billionaire Richard Scaife Atop List of America’s 50 Biggest Donors
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Feb. 9, 2016

Grants Roundup
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Feb. 3, 2016

SVCF Gives More Millions for Math and English Education, Predatory Lending
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 2, 2016

The Politicians May Be Quiet on K-12, But Foundations Are Busier Than Ever
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 2, 2016

SVCF Awarded $50 Million in Matching Grants in 2015
Philanthropy News Digest, Jan. 30, 2016

Half-million-dollar grant to help schools analyze data, progress
San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 21, 2016

Longtime Ed Reformer Reed Hastings Steps Things Up. Where's He Headed?
Inside Philanthropy, Jan. 21, 2016

StubHub Foundation Provides $250,000 Grant to 50 Fund to Extend Impact of Playmaker Program
Investor’s Business Daily online, Jan. 20, 2016

America Is in the Midst of a Philanthropic Revolution
Fortune, Jan. 17, 2016

The new face of philanthropy: Silicon Valley reinvents giving back
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Jan. 15, 2016

12 nonprofits to benefit from $65,431. 2015 in donations to Holiday Fund
Pleasanton Weekly, Jan. 15, 2016

PayPal donates big to Irish charities
Dublin People, Jan. 13, 2016

Netflix CEO sets up $100 million fund for education
USA Today, Jan. 12, 2016

Holiday train collects 2,500 toys for Salvation Army, Toys for Tots
The Almanac, Jan. 7, 2016

SVCF to Launch Review of Grantmaking Strategies in 2016
Philanthropy News Digest, Jan. 2. 2016


These new laws will try to help California's vulnerable students
Los Angeles Times, Dec. 31, 2015

Multimillion-Dollar Gifts Were Sluggish in 2015
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 31, 2015

10 Billionaires That Are Giving Away Their Fortune, Dec. 22, 2015

Philanthropy: How to give away $1bn (subscription)
Financial Times, Dec. 23, 2015

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley receives eBay Foundation grant
Milpitas Post, Dec. 22, 2015

Why the Nonprofit World Needs 2 Groups to Press Its Agenda
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 21, 2015

Holiday Fund: Enhancing education through music and art
Mountain View Voice, Dec. 21, 2015

Calif. Districts to Tweak Placement Policies for Accelerated Math
Education Week blog, Dec. 17, 2015

Billions at Stake as IPO Charity Set-Asides Become Routine
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 17, 2015

San Jose May Study Commercial Development Housing Fees
San Jose Inside, Dec. 14, 2015

Districts must ensure equity in rules for accelerating students in math
EdSource, Dec. 14, 2015

How to Give Big to a Small Charity
Wall Street Journal, Dec. 13, 2015

Five CSR Trends to Watch for in 2016
CSR Wire, Dec. 11, 2015

Opinion: To Strengthen the Nonprofit World, Independent Sector and the Council on Foundations Should Merge
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 4, 2015

Quinn: For Mark Zuckerberg, even philanthropy can be controversial
San Jose Mercury News, Dec. 4, 2015

San Jose: After-school academies expand
San Jose Mercury News, Dec. 3, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg’s Philanthropy Uses L.L.C. for More Control
New York Times, Dec. 2, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg Vows to Donate 99% of His Facebook Shares for Charity
New York Times, Dec. 1, 2015

SVCF awards $1.6 million for economic security efforts
Los Altos Town Crier, Nov. 25, 2015

Adding to the community: Math tutoring program helps underprivileged students
San Mateo Daily Journal, Nov. 21, 2015

Ethnic media and community: four lessons for philanthropy
KnightBlog, Nov. 20, 2015

Square Shares Jump on Trading Debut
New York Times, Nov. 19, 2015

Bitcoin Can Be Donated to Fidelity Charitable Fund (subscription)
Wall Street Journal, Nov. 18, 2015

Do Techies Have Any Interest in Funding the Arts? Maybe
Inside Philanthropy, Nov. 17, 2015

Donor-Advised Funds at Community Foundations: Connecting Donors & Nonprofits
Philanthropy News Digest’s Philantopic blog, Nov. 12, 2015

For Guidance, Would-Be Philanthropists Turn to Peers
New York Times, November 13, 2015

How One Prominent Community Foundation Approaches Financial Inclusion
Inside Philanthropy, November 12, 2015

All Aboard: Caltrain Announces Holiday Train Schedule
Patch, November 12, 2015

Editorial: Milpitas must continue searching for ways to provide affordable housing
San Jose Mercury News/Milpitas Post, November 11, 2015

Asset Management's Jackie Robinson Moment
Chief Investment Officer, November 10, 2015

Funds for Charitable Giving See Strong Growth
Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2015

Foundations Push for More Women, Minorities in Asset Mgmt. Ranks (subscription)
FundFire, a Financial Times service, November 9, 2015

Breakthrough Prize: $21.9 million by Silicon Valley donors to scientists
San Jose Mercury News, November 9, 2015

Big Lift receives big support: Supervisors set to approve paying $15 million to improve preschool access
San Mateo Daily Journal, Nov. 3, 2015

Silicon Valley’s New Philanthropy
New York Times, Oct. 31, 2015

Two Bay Area institutions crack highest ranks of Philanthropy 400 list
San Francisco Business Times, Oct. 29, 2015

America’s Largest Charities Raised 5% More Last Year; Donor-Advised Funds Won Big
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Oct. 29, 2015

Q&A: Implementing an Impact Investing Strategy
The Impact Investor, a publication of Community Capital Management, Fall 2015

New charitable zeal grips tech billionaires
USA Today, October 23, 2015

Facebook's Zuckerberg, wife Chan to start private East Palo Alto school
San Jose Mercury News, October 22, 2015

Latinas pave the way for success through philanthropy
October 20, 2015

Improving education outcomes: Local partnership aims for more Google Challenge dollars
The Almanac, October 18, 2015

Pizarro: Catholic Charities celebrates 60 years of aiding the poor
San Jose Mercury News, October 18, 2015

Op-ed: Putting an end to summer learning loss is a win for all
San Mateo Daily Journal, October 17, 2015

Officials looking to bridge student achievement gap
San Mateo Daily Journal, October 16, 2015

Civil rights group drops complaint against MVLA
Mountain View Voice, October 15, 2015

Saratoga to join four other cities in study of affordable housing
San Jose Mercury News, October 14, 2015

Big Silicon Valley foundation set to invade San Francisco
San Francisco Business Times, October 9, 2015

Getting political: Why this community foundation is backing an education bill
Inside Philanthropy, October 2, 2015

Big Lift named finalist in the Google Impact Challenge
San Mateo Daily Journal. October 2, 2015

Google to Bay Area: Vote for boldest nonprofit ideas, September 29, 2015

Finalists revealed in Google's Bay Area Global Impact Challenge
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Sept. 29, 2015

New Law Aims to Keep Kids in the Right Math Class
KCRW, Oct. 7, 2015

State needs to fight stereotypes on math placement
San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 21, 2015

Two tech giants Apple and Google join others in upping their philanthropy
San Jose Mercury News, Sept. 21, 2015

Bill would deal with ‘math misplacement’ 
The Sacramento Bee, September 15, 2015

New rules to level mathematical playing field
Mountain View Voice, September 14, 2015

A community foundation takes on series of rapid experiments in local news and information
Knight Foundation blog, August 12, 2015

The NonProfit Times Power & Influence Top 50
The NonProfit Times, August 3, 2015

Visualizing the Common Core Curriculum
New York Times' Lens blog, August 3, 2015

Report: Donor-Advised Funds & Civic Engagement
Community Foundation Public Awareness Initiative, July 30, 2015

Report: Silicon Valley housing affordability crisis worsens
San Jose Mercury News, July 20, 2015

Early education gets a big lift: County school districts receive more than $4M to improve access to preschool, raise literacy
San Mateo Daily Journal, May 28, 2015

San Mateo County: “The Big Lift” looks to boost childhood reading proficiency
San Jose Mercury News, May 27, 2015 

Telemundo live coverage of The Big Lift launch event
May 27, 2015 

Many students in Silicon Valley community not reading by 3rd grade
EdSource, May 27, 2015

Math misplacement: Tech should support legislation to stop it
San Jose Mercury News, May 6, 2015

Silicon Valley Gives' early returns haul: $5.2 million in donations
San Jose Mercury News, May 5, 2015

Raising millions for Silicon Valley charities
San Francisco Chronicle, May 5, 2015

Pizarro: Nonprofits hoping for another Silicon Valley Gives windfall
San Jose Mercury News, May 1, 2015

Powering up philanthropy: Executive's steady hand guides largest community foundation in the country
San Francisco Business Times, April 24, 2015

Coastside schools to receive Big Lift
Half Moon Bay Review, April 16, 2015

Pittsburgh Foundation joins chorus urging stricter payday loan rules
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 16, 2015

Community Funds Push for New Payday-Lending Rules
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 10, 2015

East Palo Alto: New Ravenswood health center opens May 5
Palo Alto Daily News, April 8, 2015

Solve poverty? Silicon Valley debaters offer answers
San Jose Mercury News, March 27, 2015

Silicon Valley can afford to end poverty
CNN, March 23, 2015

The Great DAF Debate: Timing of payouts continues to spark discussion
The NonProfit Times, March 13, 2015

Silicon Valley Community Foundation distributes holiday fund donations
Pacifica Tribune, March 17, 2015

Minorities Under Represented In Fundraising Appeals
NonProfit Times, March 3, 2015

Common Core State Standards: Indian Americans May Have an Edge
India West, February 27, 2015

Supervisors Approve Funding to Meet Needs of Immigrants Eligible for Administrative Relief
El Observador, February 27, 2015

Santa Clara County supervisors OK $1.8M to help undocumented immigrants
Palo Alto Online, February 25, 2015

This Bay Area foundation gave out almost a half billion dollars to charities in 2014
SF Business Times and SV Business Journal, February 20, 2015

Is Mark Zuckerberg becoming Mr. Generous?
MarketWatch, February 9, 2015

WhatsApp founder among young tech tycoons dominating philanthropy, February 9, 2015

Peer-Pressure Philanthropy
The New Yorker, February 8, 2015

More Tech Entrepreneurs Inclined to Give Now Instead of Waiting (Emmett Carson is quoted)
The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Philanthropy 50, February 8, 2015

Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50
The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Philanthropy 50,  February 8, 2015

Tech Leaders Rank High Among 2014's Biggest Philanthropists
Wired, February 8, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan give $75 million to support San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
San Jose Mercury News, February 6, 2015

Community Foundations Can Help Families Through Policy Efforts
Council on Foundations, February 6, 2015

Philanthrosaurus Rex: Why the Age of Big Foundations Is Almost Over
Inside Philanthropy, February 3, 2015

Beyond the Check
Stanford Social Innovation Review, January 28, 2015

How the Silicon Valley Community Foundation is Fighting Predatory Lending
Inside Philanthropy, January 26, 2015


$6 billion, no easy answers: Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO Emmett Carson opens up on philanthropy (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Nov. 7, 2014

County nonprofits share in $1.8 million of grants
San Mateo Daily Journal, Nov. 6. 2014

Pizarro: Community Foundation CEO Carson makes a case for dropping an acronym
San Jose Mercury News, Nov. 1, 2014

Paul Allen to Give $100 Million to Tackle Ebola Crisis
The New York Times, Oct. 23, 2014

Philanthropy 400, A Year of Recovery: Big Gains at America's Top Charities (subscription)
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Oct. 19, 2014

Silicon Valley Foundation makes its philanthropic mark
San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 19, 2014

Facebook founder reshapes giving with $25 million to fight Ebola
San Francisco Chronicle/, Oct. 14, 2014

The dark side of Silicon Valley: Sex slavery, forced labor abound
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Oct. 10, 2014

Pizarro: Silicon Valley Gives will return in May 2015
San Jose Mercury News, Oct. 9, 2014

GoPro Founders Give $500-Million to Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Oct. 3, 2014

Emmett D. Carson first to hold Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Chair in School of Philanthropy
Chronicle of Philanthropy, August 29, 2014

Public access television: It could thrive if Congress lifted restriction
San Jose Mercury News, Aug. 28, 2014

Emmett D. Carson: Mission of my Brother’s Keeper resonates in Silicon Valley, too
San Jose Mercury News, February 28, 2014

Driving Impact Through Donor Advised Funds: Community Foundations as Catalysts for Impact Investing
Impact Assets Issue Brief

Donors in Silicon Valley Want Flexibility in Their Giving, a Nonprofit Finds
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 9, 2014

Transformed Fund Reaps Windfall
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 9, 2014

Bay Area Foundation Criticized for Not Doing More for Area’s Poor
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 9, 2014

San Mateo County launches Big Lift reading initiative
The Daily Journal, February 7, 2014

Sanjay Mehrotra of SanDisk named 2013 CEO of the Year by ‘Powered by EF’
American Bazaar, January 16, 2014

A Good Deed in a World of Austerity
Huffington Post UK, January 8, 2014

Bloomberg Tops List in Donor Generosity
Jewish Voice - Online, January 8, 2014

Philanthropists Get Back to Giving "Big Gifts"
Becker's Hospital Review - Online, January 8, 2014

What the Super-Rich Are Spending Their Fortunes On Now
Time - Business & Money, January 7, 2014

People to Watch in 2014
Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 7, 2014

15 Biggest Charitable Gifts of 2013
ThinkAdvisor, January 7, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg's Donation Highlights Silicon Valley Poverty
Financial Times, January 3, 2014

US philanthropists make charitable donations worth $3.4bn in 2013
The Guardian, January 1, 2014

Billionaires, Led By Zuckerberg, Dig A Bit Deeper With 10 Biggest Charitable
Forbes, January 1, 2014

Zuckerberg Tops List of US Philanthropists, January 1, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg is America's Biggest Philanthropist, January 1, 2014

New Report: Large Charitable Donations Show a Marked Increase in 2013, January 1, 2014


Silicon Valley Foundation Gets Huge Zuckerberg Donation
San Francisco Chronicle, December 20, 2013

Who’s Getting Zuckerberg’s $1 Billion?
Wall Street Journal, December 19, 2013

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg makes $1 billion donation
San Jose Mercury, December 19, 2013

Zuckerberg Commits $1-Billion More to Silicon Valley Community Fund
Chronicle of Philanthropy, December 19, 2013

Zuckerberg sells some Facebook shares, gives nearly a billion dollars to charity
Fast Company, December, 19, 2013

Mark Zuckerberg donates nearly $1 billion to charity
Boston News, December 19, 2013

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Honors Giving Pledge With Share Sale
The Street, December 20, 2013

This Magic Moment: Holiday Train with Santa Aboard Lights Up the Night
The Santa Clara Weekly, December 18, 2013

Holiday Caltrain rolls into Palo Alto
Peninsula Press, December 9, 2013

Emmett D. Carson Interviewed on Financial Insider Weekly
Financial Insider Weekly, November 25, 2013

West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center - CalTrain Holiday Train
96.5 Koit, November 24, 2013

Op-Ed: Holiday Train is back on track collecting toys for those in need
Digital Journal, November 9, 2013

My Turn: Working to Bridge the Prosperity Gap
San Jose Mercury News - Pacifica Tribune, November 5, 2013

Common Core Interview: Noticias Univisión 14  (60MB video)
Noticias Univisión 14, October 30, 2013

Emmett D. Carson – Redefining Community Foundations
Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2013

Community Foundations as International Grantmakers?
Alliance Magazine - September 2013

Changing the Classroom Context
Grantmakers for Education, July 12, 2013

Beyond the Headlines - ABC KGO TV
Juneteenth Roundtable - Guest-hosted by ABC7's Ama Daetz - June 9, 2013

Mercury News editorial: Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to spend $1 billion on Common Core deserves support
Mercury News, May 17, 2013

Margaret Lavin: Early literacy is key to academic success
Mercury News, April 1, 2013

Emmett D. Carson: Silicon Valley schools have to collaborate on Common Core transition
Mercury News March 28, 2013

Cassidy: Silicon Valley needs to harness its innovative spirit to level the playing field for blacks and Hispanics
Mercury News February 15, 2013

Mercury News editorial: School districts must tackle algebra discrimination
Mercury News, February 19, 2013

Valley job growth biggest since "dotcom" boom
Palo Alto Online, February 5, 2013

SF steals some of Silicon Valley's job creation thunder
ABC San Francisco, February 5, 2013

Silicon Valley job growth is "prodigious" and has returned to dot-com levels: report
Mercury News, February 5, 2013

Silicon Valley Community Foundation raised $985M in 2012
San Francisco Business Times, January 15, 2013


Lessons in Building a Better Community, One Voice at a Time
Erica Wood, B.A., Silicon Valley Community Foundation, 2012

Silicon Valley Community Foundation grants $661,000 for catch-up math education
Contra Costa Times, December 27, 2012

Zuckerberg Donates $500M to Silicon Valley Foundation
NBC Bay Area, December 19, 2012

Facebook founder Zuckerberg gives $500 million in stock to SV Community Foundation
Mercury News, December 19, 2012

Mark Zuckerberg Finds Giving Spirit, Donates $500 Million to Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Forbes, December 18, 2012

Emmett D. Carson: Charitable deduction should be the last thing Congress cuts
Mercury News, December 14, 2012

Interview with Dr. Emmett Carson
"How to promote community giving as a family value."
Financial Insider Weekly, November 16, 2012

Holiday Train of Giving
Comcast Newsmakers, November

Redefining Community Foundations
Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter, 2013 issue

Educators focus on school readiness
San Mateo Daily Journal, November 17, 2012

The power of giving
Pacifica Tribune, November 11, 2012

Mercury News interview: Emmett Carson, CEO and president, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Mercury News, August 3, 2012

Legal Aid Boost for Immigrants
Mountain View Voice, August 1, 2012

Safety-net nonprofits reap over $1.5M in grants in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties
Mercury News, June 27, 2012

New report says coast still not ready for tsunami
Half Moon Bay Review, June 21, 2012

Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the Entrepreneurs Foundation announce merger
Mercury News, June 8, 2012

Advocacy Success: San Jose' Passes Strong Controls on Payday Lending
RE: Philanthropy, May 31, 2012

South Bay Attacks Payday Lending
NBC Bay Area, April 25, 2012

 Andreessen Horowitz partners pledge half their earnings to philanthropy
Mercury News, April 27, 2012

50 Best Nonprofits to Work For in 2012
NonProfit Times, April 1, 2012

Report gives C's, D's to schools in educating poor, minority students.
Mercury News, March 23, 2012

A Good Year for Holiday Fund
The Almanac Online, March 15, 2012

Beyond the Headlines Bridging the Income Gap
ABC 7, February 26, 2012

Santa Clara County supervisors vote to curb payday lending
Mercury News, February 29, 2012

Silicon Valley Neighbors, Facing Vastly Different Tax Rates
New York Times, February 23, 2012

Prop. 13 doesn't fit California's new economy
S. F. Chronicle - February 12, 2012

State of the Valley conference highlights
February 10, 2012

Editorial: Joint Venture's latest Index takes on sacred cow: Proposition 13
Mercury News - February 9, 2012

Silicon Valley researchers say California tax system nearing crisis (audio)
KCBS SF - February 8, 2012

Silicon Valley job growth sizzles in 2011, but new report also issues warnings
Mercury News - February 8, 2012

Silicon Valley Leaders: Prop. 13 not working anymore
Bay Area Citizen - February 7, 2012

Report: Silicon Valley Leading US Out of Recession (video)
ABC7 News - February 7, 2012

Report: Silicon Valley sees growth in jobs, wealth
The Associated Press - February 7, 2012

Young Internet entrepreneurs embrace philanthropy
Christian Science Monitor and Chronicle of Philanthropy – January 24, 2012

On Deadline: Impacts of Proposition 13 to be explored Feb. 10 at Silicon Valley Conference
Palo Alto Online – January 24, 2012


Holiday train to return next year


San Mateo Daily Journal – December 22, 2011

“Inside Silicon Valley” on KLIV with host Russell Hancock of Joint Venture
Silicon Valley Network – December 16, 2011

Luxury retailers in Silicon Valley prepare for new wealth as stock sales equal big payouts
The Associated Press – November 20, 2011

City and statewide officials say curbs are needed on payday lending industry
Mercury News – November 1, 2011

Editorial: If state won’t ban predatory payday lending, cities and counties must restrict it
Mercury News – October 30, 2011

Consumed by Payday Loans: State legislators offer haven for lenders deemed “predatory”
Mercury News – October 30, 2011

Just Getting Started
Gentry – October 2011

County taking on gun violence
Daily Journal – September 30, 2011

Donor Advised Funds Show Rise in Giving
Wall Street Journal – September 23, 2011

Payday lending under scrutiny in San Francisco Bay Area cities
San Francisco Examiner – July 23, 2011

County mulls payday loan options
San Mateo Daily Journal – June 16, 2011

In Mountain View, 2 contrasting Economic Worlds Intersect
New York Times-The Bay Citizen – June 5, 2011

East Palo Alto nonprofits say to bank: please stay
Palo Alto Online – June 2, 2011

Payday loan ban proposed
San Mateo Daily Journal – May 9, 2011

Leonard Ely, Palo Alto philanthropies, dies at 87
Palo Alto Weekly – April 29, 2011

Design for Bay Area Growth at Your Fingertips
The Bay Citizen – April 20, 2011

Tech giants big profits underscore the tale of two Silicon Valleys
Mercury News – April 17, 2011

Silicon Valley Index suggests economic recovery
Palo Alto Weekly – February 14, 2011

Study sees signs of recovery in the Silicon Valley
KGO-TV – February 14, 2011

Silicon Valley Employment Stabilizes at 2004 Level
Bloomberg News – February 14, 2011


Finding Alternatives to Payday Loans
KQED’s California Money – Dec. 21

Expiring jobless benefits putting stress on food banks
ABC-TV – December 1, 2010

What Should the Classroom of the Future Look Like?
KQED’s Mind/Shift – Oct. 11, 2010

Report: Safety Net Funds Well Used
San Mateo Daily Journal – Oct. 4, 2010

San Bruno Fire Fund: Donations Pour In For Victims
San Francisco Chronicle – Sep. 11, 2010

Editorial: It isn’t just the wealthy who should be philanthropists
Mercury News – Aug. 6, 2010

Foundation awards $1.3 million in local grants
Palo Alto Weekly – July 16, 2010

Grant Money a Big Help to Silicon Valley Food Bank
KCBS radio – July 8, 2010

$1.3M given for food and shelter
San Mateo Daily Journal – July 8, 2010

Silicon Valley Community Foundation gives $1.3M in grants to local nonprofits
San Jose Business Journal – July 7, 2010

Is Corporate Citizenship Measuring Up: The Latest Data
Fast Company – May 13, 2010

The End of the 460 Percent APR: Tackling Payday Lending in California
Community Investments – Spring 2010

Lacking State Funding, Response Rate for Census Lags
Associated Press – April 11, 2010

Silicon Valley Gears Up to Change its Course
KGO-TV – Feb. 12, 2010

Silicon Valley Faces New Challenges
The California Report, KQED – Feb. 11, 2010

Report Warns Silicon Valley Could Lose Its Edge
New York Times – Feb. 11, 2010

Silicon Valley Enters New Phase of Uncertainty
Mercury News – Feb. 11, 2010

Why Silicon Valley Faces Fresh Threats
San Francisco Chronicle – Feb. 11, 2010

Texting campaign raises millions for Haiti relief
KGO-TV, David Louie – Jan. 14, 2010

Second $50,000 match offered for Haiti relief
The Almanac – Jan 16, 2010

Local fund seeks Haiti quake relief efforts donations
Palo Alto Online – Jan. 13, 2010


County gets thousands for better planning
The (San Mateo) Daily Journal – Aug. 6, 2009

Study planned to analyze Coastside health care
Half Moon Bay Review – Aug. 5, 2009

The NonProfit Times Power and Influence Top 50 (pdf)
NonProfit Times – Aug. 1, 2009

$500,000 in emergency grants for 23 nonprofits
Palo Alto Online – July 30, 2009

Students fight for own ‘Bill of Rights’
The Daily Journal – July 11, 2009

$1M in safety net grants awarded
San Mateo Daily Journal – July 1, 2009

Local nonprofits get $1M in "safety net" grants
Palo Alto Weekly - June 30, 2009

Remaking the Nonprofit Landscape
San Francisco Chronicle – June 19, 2009

In Good We Trust
San Francisco Magazine – June 2009

Hard Times Getting Harder
Palo Alto Weekly - May 29, 2009

How Microlending Helps Communities
San Francisco Chronicle – May 29, 2009

Community Foundation, San Mateo County offer grants
Palo Alto Weekly – May 4, 2009

Emergency grants aid economic woes
San Mateo Daily Journal – May 2, 2009

Schools benefit from foundation grant for math instruction
Half Moon Bay Review – April 2, 2009

Grants to expand legal services for immigrants
Palo Alto Weekly - March 11, 2009

Tax plan could hurt charitable giving
KGO - February 26, 2009

Silicon Valley's next challenge: Retraining
San Francisco Chronicle - February 17, 2009

San Mateo County adopts children's Bill of Rights
San Francisco Chronicle - February 9, 2009

As economic crisis deepens, private foundations step into the breach
Christian Science Monitor - February 8, 2008

500,000 in grants to address foreclosure crisis
Palo Alto Weekly - February 6, 2009


Editorial: Food, shelter crisis hits 'new poor': Us
Palo Alto Weekly - December 19, 2008

Coastside social service agencies win grants
Half Moon Bay Review - December 18, 2008

Silicon Valley Community Foundation gives nonprofits $3M in emergency funds
Silicon Valley Business Journal - December 16, 2008

Valley Facing Food and Shelter Emergency
Palo Alto Weekly - December 7, 2008

Demand for Food and Clothing Skyrocketing
ABC TV - December 8, 2008

Foundation raises $1M for Food and Shelter
San Francisco Business Times - December 5, 2008

Community foundation offers challenge grant for needy
Los Altos Town Crier – October 22, 2008

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Regional Meeting
Foundation Center – October 16, 2008

Silicon Valley foundation helping families
San Francisco Chronicle – October 16, 2008

Foundation diverting funds from art to aid
San Francisco Chronicle - September 10, 2008

Silicon Valley Community Foundation picks key grantmaking areas
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal - September 10, 2008

Doing Good at a Distance (pdf)
Town & Country - June 2008

African American Philanthropy
Carnegie Reporter - Spring 2008

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Builds on its Vision
San José Mercury News - May 13, 2008

Foundation awards $182 million in grants
Palo Alto Weekly - April 21, 2008

State of the Valley Conference - Getting Ready for the Big One
KQED Public Radio - March 13, 2008

State of the Valley Conference - Keynote Presentation - Globalization and Silicon Valley: Where Do We Go From Here?
KQED Public Radio - March 6, 2008

Jefferson Award Presented to Catalino Tapia, Seed money fulfills
dream of helping kids

San Francisco Chronicle - March 2, 2008

Silicon Valley Continues On Economic Comeback
Wall Street Journal - February 19, 2008

Silicon Valley Losing Middle Wage Jobs
New York Times - February 19, 2008

Report: Midwage Jobs Vanish in Silicon Valley
San Francisco Chronicle - February 19, 2008

Silicon Valley Gaining Jobs, Losing Middle Class
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal - February 19, 2008



Silicon Valley Community Foundation Making Impact (includes video)
ABC-7 News - October 11

Open Forum: It's Time for New Ways to Give
San Francisco Chronicle - October 9

Nonprofits holding their breath
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal - August 31

15 Minutes with Emmett Carson (PDF)
Stanford Social Innovation Review - Summer 2007
SSIR managing editor Eric Nee met with Emmett Carson, CEO and president, to discuss his bold plans for the newly merged Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards (PDF)
San Francisco Business Times - June 8, 2007
CFO Vera Bennett is the Community Service Finalist for the Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards, presented by San Francisco Business Times and Larkin Street Youth Services.

Joining Communities Across the Nation to Take Action Against Climate Change (PDF)
Acterra - EcoAdvocate - Spring 2007

Weekly Holiday Fund tops $3 million mark
Palo Alto Weekly, CA – May 1, 2007
600 community members donated to the Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund which is managed by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Innovative Preschool stresses English
San Mateo Daily Journal – April 9, 2007
Family literacy programs thrive as adult schools partner with preschools through Raising A Reader®.

REIT buys Santa Clara Tech Center complex for $70 million
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal – April 6, 2007
Silicon Valley Community Foundation owns two of the three Tech Center buildings and is recipient of Sobrato's donation.

Spaces and Places: Parcel along I-880 sold to Opus West
San José Mercury News – April 3, 2007
Sobrato Development donates millions of dollars worth of real estate to the community foundation.

CEO Emmett Carson Unifies Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the Communities It Serves (PDF 3mb)
San José Magazine – April 2007
CEO and president Emmett Carson is featured in San Jose Magazine's April SV Profile.

Youth empowerment: Summit warns, empowers youth to avoid street crime
San José Mercury News - March 11, 2007

CEO shares vision for troubled E. Palo Alto (PDF 70k)
San José Mercury News - February 4, 2007
San José Mercury News editorial highlights Silicon Valley Community Foundation's commitment to supporting change in East Palo Alto.

Spotlight: Billion Dollar Man (PDF 8.5mb)
Valley Life Quarterly, CA - Winter 2007 edition
Community foundation CEO and president Emmett Carson is interviewed on his vision for Silicon Valley's philanthropic future in this issue of Silicon Valley/San José Business Journal's magazine.

Charitable Instinct Lacking (PDF)
San José Mercury News editorial - January 1, 2007
The Mercury News challenges the new Silicon Valley Community Foundation to encourage more philanthropy in the region.

Raising A Reader receives 2007 Social Capitalist Award from Fast Company magazine for second year in a row.




Bay Area wealthy are less giving
Study finds affluent of L.A. donate nearly twice as much

San Francisco Chronicle - December 26, 2006

The New Face of Philanthropy and A Foundation for the Next Era (PDF)
Palo Alto Weekly - December 13, 2006

Silicon Valley Community Foundation names two leaders
San José Business Journal, CA - November 14, 2006

New Director Leads Merged Community Foundations
San Francisco Business Times - November 6, 2006

Carson begins work on molding new community foundation
Silicon Valley/San José Business Journal - November 3, 2006

The Visionaries of Silicon Valley (PDF 1.1mb)
Philanthropy Today - September 2006

First CEO named for huge new foundation
San Francisco Chronicle - August 3, 2006

With hire, charity sets course (PDF)
San José Mercury News, August 3, 2006

An outspoken outsider takes reins of merged foundations (PDF)
San José Mercury News editorial, August 3, 2006

Foundation created by merger of groups sees promising start (PDF)
San José Mercury News - July 14, 2006

Non-profits team up to give big (PDF)
San José Mercury News - July 13, 2006