SVCF Blog

May 31, 2017
Residents of the Buena Vista mobile home park in Palo Alto, Calif., celebrate the holidays in a scene from Elizabeth Lo's documentary, "Notes from Buena Vista." SVCF supported the creation of the documentary to highlight residents' fight against eviction.  The 400... Read More
May 25, 2017
Vu-Bang Nguyen Program Officer, Building Strong Communities What’s the single most important issue facing Silicon Valley? “Housing, housing, housing,” said Dr. Emmett Carson, Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s CEO and... Read More
May 24, 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... Read More
May 16, 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. Read more below, or check out the spring 2017 ... Read More
May 10, 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... Read More
May 08, 2017
SVCF donors, staff volunteer at Citizenship Day to assist Silicon Valley immigrants More than 1,460 immigrants gathered on a rainy April Saturday in San Jose, all pursuing the same thing: U.S. citizenship.  As lawful permanent residents with green cards, many of those at the event have... Read More
May 08, 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. Read more below, or check out the spring 2017 issue of... Read More
May 07, 2017
Report: Paying More for Being Poor: Bias and Disparity in California's Traffic Court System It’s an issue that many middle-class Californians will never experience – but for those who cannot afford to pay their traffic tickets, the implications can... Read More
May 05, 2017
Maeve Miccio Sparks flew when Emmett Carson, president and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, discussed a new generation of high-net-worth philanthropists with David Callahan, the founder and editor of Inside Philanthropy. At a debate hosted... Read More
May 03, 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. Erica Wood... Read More

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