SVCF Blog

Jul 28, 2017
Rita Mancera is executive director of Puente, the South Coast’s only community resource center, which serves the communities of Pescadero, La Honda, Loma Mar and San Gregorio. She originally wrote this post for the spring 2017 issue of SVCF Magazine.... Read More
Jul 26, 2017
Seven nonprofits in Silicon Valley will receive funding to support their work with immigrants. Immigrants are a fixture of the United States – 13.1 percent of the U.S. population are foreign born. Silicon Valley is one of the most concentrated population centers in the U.S. of foreign... Read More
Jul 24, 2017
View RFP Application period opens: July 31 Information session: Aug. 8 - RSVP! Applications due: Aug. 25, 11:59 p.m. PST Learn more about this RFP Starting Monday, July 31, SVCF will accept proposals for a new... Read More
Jul 19, 2017
Policymaker panel moderated by Emmett Carson 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.... Read More
Jul 18, 2017
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) recently invested $8 million in Self-Help Federal Credit Union to support the credit union’s work to provide responsible financial services to low- and moderate-income individuals, businesses and nonprofits in Silicon Valley and throughout the Bay... Read More
Jul 12, 2017
Our region faces a brutal housing crisis. For the past several decades, we simply have not built enough housing to keep up with our dynamic job growth and growing population. Because of this, Silicon Valley has earned the distinction of being the least affordable place to live in the United... Read More
Jul 10, 2017
In honor of SVCF's 10th anniversary, we're featuring stories of the amazing individuals, families and organizations that have partnered with us to develop their philanthropy and address pressing issues in Silicon Valley and beyond.   Travel inspires Silicon Valley couple to... Read More
Jul 10, 2017
In honor of SVCF's 10th anniversary, we're featuring stories of the amazing individuals, families and organizations that have partnered with us to develop their philanthropy and address pressing issues in Silicon Valley and beyond. Juniper staff during an employee volunteer event... Read More
Jul 09, 2017
Students in The Big Lift's Inspiring Summers program Andrea Jones Initiative Officer, The Big Lift Center for Early Learning, SVCF Eli is a smart, energetic 6 year old who loves to learn. But last year, his parents worried... Read More
Jul 08, 2017
Lisa Barr  Senior Development Officer  SVCF Each June, the nonprofit sector eagerly awaits the release of Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. The Giving Institute and Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of... Read More

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