SVCF Blog

Jan 09, 2019
With our 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. SVCF's 2019 scholarship program applications opened... Read More
Jan 08, 2019
This article originally appeared on TriplePundit. Imagine turning $25 loans into more than $21 million, impacting more than 1 million people globally, in just five years. No, this isn’t the latest Shark Tank pitch. It is the outcome of Hewlett Packard Company’s Matter to a Million... Read More
Dec 19, 2018
Q&A with Mallory Zickfeld, SVCF Associate Manager, Corporate Responsibility; the first piece in a new SVCF staff spotlight series. Mallory Zickfeld SVCF Associate Manager Q: Hi Mallory! We’re excited to have you on the team! Tell us a little bit about your self! Where are you... Read More
Dec 18, 2018
Tuesday was my last official day as Interim President.  I wish to thank everyone – the SVCF board for granting me the privilege to serve, community partners and donors for their steadfast support and patience, and especially SVCF staff for their unwavering commitment over the past nearly... Read More
Dec 10, 2018
Destination: Home brings together public and private entities to solve one of our country’s biggest challenges It’s no secret that Santa Clara County has become an expensive place to live. For many people, it’s cost prohibitive to buy a home or rent here, and a shortage of... Read More
Dec 05, 2018
SVCF is working to ensure all Californians get counted in the 2020 census To most people, the census is an obligation — another to-do that sits on the kitchen counter for days, eventually occupying a few precious weekend minutes just before the due date. But the process of counting... Read More
Dec 05, 2018
SVCF helps business executives identify their ideal nonprofit board Compatibility is important in every relationship, even the business kind. As a service to its corporate clients, Silicon Valley Community Foundation helps executives find nonprofit boards that best align to their interests.... Read More
Dec 05, 2018
With our 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. When Bay Area nonprofit Tax-Aid needed a new logo, it... Read More
Dec 05, 2018
With our 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 edition of our podcast, Silicon Valley Community... Read More
Dec 04, 2018
On September 22, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a draft proposed rule to expand the scope of programs that can trigger a public charge determination for immigrants seeking green cards. The proposal would broaden the list of publicly-funded programs that impact immigration... Read More

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