Announcements

Feb 23, 2017
Flooding of Coyote Creek in San Jose. Photo courtesy of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo's office.  Update for Friday, Feb. 24: Donations top $500,000 As of noon on Friday, Feb. 24, donations and pledges to the San Jose Flood Victims Relief Fund have risen to $519, 092. SVCF and the... Read More
Feb 22, 2017
Photo of San Jose flooding courtesy of City of San Jose, Mayor Sam Liccardo's office.  This morning, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Silicon Valley Community Foundation established a “San Jose Flood Victims Relief Fund” to help raise funds that can be used to provide... Read More
Feb 14, 2017
  In 2016 and 2017, SVCF is completing a comprehensive grantmaking review process to determine our new grantmaking strategies. As part of that effort, we are publishing a series of impact reports. This is an excerpt from the report about building strong communities.   Bus... Read More
Feb 06, 2017
On Saturday, January 21, SVCF launched the “Strengthening Relations between Communities of Color and Law Enforcement Initiative” in San Jose. Through the use of community engagement, communications and data and analytics, this effort seeks to build better relationships between law... Read More
Feb 02, 2017
  In 2016 and 2017, SVCF is completing a comprehensive grantmaking review process to determine our new grantmaking strategies. As part of that effort, we are publishing a series of impact reports. This is an excerpt from the report about building strong communities.   The... Read More
Feb 01, 2017
With our new 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.  Episode 3 of the Philanthropy Now podcast... Read More
Jan 31, 2017
As Silicon Valley Community Foundation celebrates its 10th anniversary, we are reflecting on what it took to get to this point. SVCF is proud to have made more than $4.3 billion in grants since our inception in 2007, and grateful to have achieved significant growth and milestones along the way.... Read More
Jan 27, 2017
With our new Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems.  Our second Philanthropy Now podcast features Vu-Bang Nguyen... Read More
Jan 26, 2017
  Here at SVCF, we deeply value the work our nonprofit grantees are doing and make an effort to go out into the community and experience that good work for ourselves. SVCF senior philanthropy advisor Andy Perkins took one such visit last year to Magical Bridge playground in Mitchell Park in... Read More
Jan 23, 2017
With SVCF's new Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact iniatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. In our inaugural episode of Philanthropy Now, we kick things... Read More

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