You have a vision. Now how do you put it into action? At SVCF, you have options. There are as many ways to fund your philanthropic strategy as there are philanthropists. We’ll help you decide the best way for you.
Silicon Valley Community Foundation is the region's leader for innovative charitable solutions. Our expert team provides personalized service and flexibility in charitable giving so you can focus on the joy and excitement of making a difference.
|Open a Fund|
Make your charitable giving easier by making grants to your favorite nonprofits from one fund.
A small group of like-minded people pool their contributions towards a common charitable purpose.
Choose your level of participation with a donor involved or community foundation managed scholarship fund.
Offers a great way to turn memorial gifts into a lasting legacy in your loved one's name.
Establishing an Advised Fund (PDF Packet)
Support your favorite charitable organization in perpetuity or over a set number of years.
Create a resource to support the causes you care about deeply.
Support the communities within Santa Clara and San Mateo counties in perpetuity and leave a lasting legacy.
Establishing a Non-Advised Fund (PDF Packet)
Creating a Corporate Advised Fund
Creating a Nonprofit Fund
A charitable gift annuity is a simple contract between a donor and the community foundation
Two Lives, Joint and Survivor (PDF)
Disclosure Statement (PDF)
Support Services and Fees (PDF)
Corporate Support Services and Fees (PDF)
Investment Allocation and Options Information (PDF)
|Individually Managed Funds|
Individually Managed Fund Agreement (PDF)