Grantmaking

Jun 09, 2017
Vu-Bang Nguyen Program Officer, Building Strong Communities Many low-income families who rent in San Mateo County have been displaced from their homes and are forced to make difficult and precarious tradeoffs in their search for new housing.... Read More
Jun 05, 2017
Info session:  June 13 - RSVP Applications due: June 30 Learn more about this RFP From June 5-30, SVCF will accept proposals for a one-time grant opportunity for projects that involve residents in the design of their communities. Two... Read More
May 01, 2017
Info session:  May 10 - RSVP Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis: Apply online starting May 1 Learn more about this RFP Starting Monday, May 1, SVCF will accept proposals for a new grant opportunity: Nonprofits,... Read More
Apr 04, 2017
Data from the grants catalog shows that in 2016, gifts from SVCF funds to nonprofits in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties primarily supported education causes. SVCF has updated its searchable catalog of grants made to nonprofit organizations with data from 2016. The expanded... Read More
Apr 03, 2017
Info session: April 11 - RSVP Applications due: April 28 Learn more about this RFP SVCF will accept prosposals April 3-28 for a one-time grant opportunity for projects that help strengthen legal services for immigrants. Two grants of $100,000... Read More
Feb 03, 2017
Sarah Davison Silicon Valley Community Foundation has made fighting predatory payday lending one of its highest institutional priorities since 2009. Our own research* confirmed that payday lenders were charging interest rates as high as 450 percent and... Read More
Jan 30, 2017
Since Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s 2007 launch, diversity has been a guiding principle. So when the NAACP’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund sought SVCF’s support on a key affirmative action case before the U.S. Supreme Court, we didn’t hesitate to help. It was... Read More
Dec 06, 2016
Manuel Santamaria Since 2009, one of SVCF’s highest institutional priorities has been helping thousands of immigrants in our region to gain access to citizenship and legal services, and to better economic opportunities through English language... Read More
Dec 05, 2016
Over the past seven years, Silicon Valley Community Foundation has funded $6.5 million through our economic security grantmaking to support low- and moderate-income families throughout Silicon Valley. In particular, these grants have supported organizations that help consumers who are most in need... Read More
Aug 26, 2016
SVCF supports the most effective and innovative organizations in our region to solve the most challenging problems and strengthen the common good. Read the information below to find out about our most recent RFPs.  Education: Out-of-School Strategies... Read More

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