Emmett's Blog

Dec 08, 2017
Emmett Carson CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation Emmett Carson, SVCF’s CEO, wrote the foreword to a new report from the Campaign for Black Male Achievement titled Quantifying Hope 2017: Philanthropic Support for... Read More
Oct 25, 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. This episode features excerpts from Silicon Valley... Read More
Oct 13, 2017
Dr. Emmett Carson shared the following remarks at SVCF's Regional Meeting event on Oct. 12, 2017: Emmett Carson CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation A little over 10 years ago, the boards of Peninsula Community... Read More
Oct 12, 2017
Newest SVCF Magazine features stories of 'Agents of Change' Emmett Carson CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation The events in Charlottesville remind us that this is an exceptionally challenging time in our... Read More
Aug 22, 2017
After the recent events in Charlottesville, Vikki Spruill from the Council on Foundations gathered thoughts from various philanthropy leaders on how the philanthropic sector can or should play a role. SVCF's CEO and President Emmett Carson, shared these thoughts:... 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
Apr 21, 2017
Emmett Carson Ten years ago, Peninsula Community Foundation and Community Foundation Silicon Valley took a leap of faith and joined forces, giving birth to Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The driving motivation behind the merger? To have a... Read More
Mar 06, 2017
Emmett Carson Last month, SVCF's board voted unanimously to give its fullest support to Senate Bill 6, the Due Process for All Act, which provides legal services for immigrants in California facing deportation from the United States. ... 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. Welcome to the very first episode of the SVCF Philanthropy... Read More
Oct 18, 2016
The following remarks were delivered at Silicon Valley Community Foundation's 2016 Regional Meeting on Oct. 10.  Like many community foundations, Silicon Valley Community Foundation holds an annual community meeting every year in which we invite our donors, nonprofit partners and elected... Read More

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