Aug 14, 2017
Michelle Sioson Hyman Senior Early Learning Officer Center for Early Learning, SVCF A preschool director, regional planner, affordable housing advocate, county supervisor and a business leader all walked into the community... Read More
Aug 12, 2017
"After completing the academy, I look at our preschool and kindergarten classrooms with a different lens. I understand more about brain development and am much more aware of social emotional learning and other factors beyond academics. Now when I visit a classroom, I can give much more... Read More
Aug 11, 2017
Tableau was named the Company of the Year during the 2016 Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards. Silicon Valley Community Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2017 Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards. The awards program will honor companies and individuals for their outstanding... Read More
Aug 03, 2017
Note: This is an updated version of a post that was published on March 1, 2017. Earlier this year, Silicon Valley Community Foundation became a target of ongoing attacks by Middle East Forum, a right-wing group that focuses on individuals and organizations that espouse views different from theirs... 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 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 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 07, 2017
Californians pay some of the highest traffic fines and fees in the country. But inequities in the state’s traffic court system mean that low-income Californians are much more likely to lose their driver’s licenses and suffer other serious penalties because of, say, a jaywalking ticket... Read More