SVCF Blog

Aug 15, 2016
SVCF is proud to announce that suitX will be a featured exhibitor at the Innovation Conference. The conference, taking place Oct. 9-11 in San Francisco, will feature an "Innovation Lab" with interactive exhibits and displays from cutting-edge companies that will allow attendees to... Read More
Aug 08, 2016
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, will be speaking at Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s inaugural Innovation Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2016.  Philanthropists, grantmakers and corporate responsibility professionals will... Read More
Aug 03, 2016
Public comments on federal payday lending rule can be provided online until Oct. 7 Payday lending building When bills are due and your paycheck can’t cover them, what do you do? For some consumers, payday loans provide cash to cover unexpected expenses due to job loss, medical... Read More
Aug 02, 2016
Van Jones, a Yale-educated attorney and president and co-founder of The Dream Corps, will be speaking at Silicon Valley Community Foundation's inaugural Innovation Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2016. Philanthropists, grantmakers and corporate responsibility professionals will come together at... Read More
Aug 02, 2016
Gina Dalma In partnership with the League of California Community Foundations, SVCF hosted its first Northern California legislative briefing on July 28 here at SVCF. At this convening, leaders from five community foundations from Napa Valley to... Read More
Jul 28, 2016
Over the course of the past several months, tragic and disturbing news has again poured in from across the country – about the unwarranted killings of black men at the hands of law enforcement, the intentional killings of police officers and apparent hate crimes such as the massacre of... Read More
Jul 25, 2016
SVCF invites neighborhood associations in Santa Clara County to submit nominations for the Elizabeth Anabo Building Resourceful Inspirational Creative Community (BRICC) Awards. The BRICC Awards, presented by the Elizabeth Anabo Memorial Fund established with SVCF, honor Santa Clara County... Read More
Jul 21, 2016
To combat what educators call “summer learning loss” – the phenomenon in which many school-age children lose some of the skills they gained during the school year – SVCF and its partners in The Big Lift initiative recently marked the implementation of a new program to help... Read More
Jul 14, 2016
SVCF’s Center for Early Learning convenes community leaders to advocate for early childhood education. Notes from a convening on June 23 by SVCF’s Center for Early Learning for community leaders to advocate for early childhood education: Today, I’m in San Mateo,... Read More
Jul 13, 2016
Immigrants from all corners of the world contribute to the Bay Area’s economic, cultural and social landscape in countless ways. But many immigrants face a legal labyrinth that makes it difficult and daunting to live, work or find a long-term safe haven in our community. As part of SVCF... Read More

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