Philanthropy

Dec 07, 2017
The following story appeared in the 2017 fall edition of SVCF Magazine. From the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, it has become clear that now is the time to recommit to the civil rights movement. And Silicon Valley Community Foundation is... Read More
Nov 03, 2017
The following story appeared in the 2017 fall edition of SVCF Magazine.  A successful startup's next step ClassPass founder Payal Kadakia is on a quest to do good Payal Kadakia Founder, ClassPass The story of Payal Kadakia and... Read More
Nov 02, 2017
SVCF is committed to making your year-end giving easy and meaningful. We want to share these important giving and grant recommendation deadlines, to help ensure that all gifts are properly credited for 2017 and grants are processed in a timely manner. Charitable gifts to SVCF As required... Read More
Sep 11, 2017
Making charitable donations is often straightforward – donors write a check, or transfer money from their bank account into a charitable fund. But did you know that SVCF accepts other kinds of assets? Whether it’s pre-IPO stock, real estate or even private equity, SVCF works with... 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
Aug 13, 2017
When you make an investment, it has an effect — either good or bad. But with impact investing, you can intentionally seek a social or environmental benefit in addition to a financial return. “There’s growing interest in using impact investing as a complementary strategy among our... Read More
Aug 04, 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
Jul 28, 2017
Rita Mancera is executive director of Puente, the South Coast’s only community resource center, which serves the communities of Pescadero, La Honda, Loma Mar and San Gregorio. She originally wrote this post for the spring 2017 issue of SVCF Magazine.... Read More
Jul 10, 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.   Travel inspires Silicon Valley couple to... Read More
Jul 10, 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. Juniper staff during an employee volunteer event... Read More

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