SVCF Blog

Dec 11, 2017
Nonprofit Veggielution held On the Table discussions at its San Jose farm on Nov. 15. Last month, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and hundreds of community leaders, residents and nonprofit representatives came together for On the Table SV, an unprecedented local attempt to create a community... Read More
Dec 08, 2017
Emmett Carson CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation Emmett Carson, SVCF’s CEO, wrote the foreword to a new report from the Campaign for Black Male Achievement titled Quantifying Hope 2017: Philanthropic Support for... Read More
Dec 07, 2017
The following story appeared in the 2017 fall edition of SVCF Magazine. From the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, it has become clear that now is the time to recommit to the civil rights movement. And Silicon Valley Community Foundation is... Read More
Dec 07, 2017
This week, SIlicon Valley Community Foundation released a new report designed to help companies understand and act on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). From our Dec. 6 press release:  Eliminating poverty. Achieving universal access to energy. Ending inequality in... Read More
Dec 06, 2017
In SVCF's Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and look at how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. In this episode, Valerie Cuevas, Interim Vice... Read More
Nov 28, 2017
Decorated with thousands of lights, the Caltrain Holiday Train, presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation, will roll from San Francisco to the South Bay this Saturday and Sunday evenings, Dec. 2-3. It’s a free event that promises holiday cheer for all ages. The Holiday Train has been... Read More
Nov 22, 2017
In SVCF's Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and look at how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. Immigrants represent more than one third of the... Read More
Nov 09, 2017
Two organizations working to strengthen democracy and increase civic participation by harnessing technology have been chosen to receive grants of $100,000 each, Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced today. The two organizations – Every Voice Center and MapLight – are the... Read More
Nov 08, 2017
In SVCF's Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and look at how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. In this episode, Valerie Cuevas, interim vice... Read More
Nov 07, 2017
Chris Wilder CEO VMC Foundation Through its Nonprofit Investment Program, SVCF helps more than 80 nonprofit organizations fulfill their missions. NPIP supports its partners through a set of services, chief among them being... Read More

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