News Coverage

Featured below are select articles and stories featuring Silicon Valley Community Foundation leadership, programs, partners and impact.

2017

US community foundations making significant global impact
Alliance magazine, August 15, 2017

Nominations Sought for Corporate Responsibility Impact Awards Presented by Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Triple Pundit, August 11, 2017

Big Lift gives literacy a boost
Half Moon Bay Review, August 2, 2017

The 2017 NonProfit Times Power & Influence Top 50
The NonProfit Times, August 1, 2017

Self Help gets an $8 million deposit to boost low-income lending
Impact Alpha, August 1, 2017

Passion Boosting New Major Gifts
The Non-Profit Times, July 25, 2017

Donor-Advised Funds Drive Jump in Community Foundations’ International Giving, Study Says
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 18, 2017

Immigration and More: What's SVCF Been Up to Lately?
Inside Philanthropy, July 4, 2017

The Poverty Just Over the Hills From Silicon Valley
The Atlantic, June 26, 2017

Amazon’s Bezos Disrupts Another Frontier, With Just One Tweet
Bloomberg Pursuits, June 22, 2017

$5.4 million in state relief to help San Jose flood victims
The Mercury News, June 20, 2017

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative helps East Palo Alto with water shortage, affordable housing
The Mercury News, June 20, 2017

The Big Lift Inspiring Summers Program Comes to Spruce Elementary
Everything South City, June 20, 2017

Opinion: How can we make up for drastic cuts in federal housing support?
The Mercury News, June 15, 2017

It's time for an intelligent conversation on artificial intelligence
The Hill, June 14, 2017

When Silicon Valley execs suddenly make billions, they turn to this man to help them give it away
CNBC.com, June 10, 2017

The Silicon Valley Billionaires Remaking America's Schools
The New York Times, June 6, 2017

Winning the Internet: How nonprofits can use the same tactics that helped Trump win the US presidency for outsized social impact
Stanford Social Innovation Review, June 1, 2017

Big lift takes a big hit: Federal funding slash trims budget for local early education support program
San Mateo Daily Journal, May 30, 2017

Building a Sacramento convention center; Silicon Valley housing prices; attacking journalists
The Sacramento Bee, May 30, 2017

Commentary: Warning signs Silicon Valley cannot ignore
The Mercury News, May 28, 2017

Playbook Shows How to Redesign K-12 Schools for 21st Century Learning
THE Journal, May 26, 2017

Op-Ed: Saving Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Deserves Celebration
San Jose Inside, May 19, 2017

Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants
Mountain View Voice, May 16, 2017

California Today: Tackling Some ‘Ridiculously High’ Traffic Fines
The New York Times, May 15, 2017

Should States Charge Low-Income Residents Less for Traffic Tickets?
The Atlantic, May 13, 2017

How A Traffic Fine Can Lead To Jail Time In California
NPR, May 4, 2017

Silicon Valley Community Foundation partners with city and county to help immigrants (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, April 18, 2017

Largest Charity Ponders Gilroy's Needs
Gilroy Dispatch, April 17, 2017

Inside Amazon's East Palo Alto deal
Silicon Valley Business Journal, April 7, 2017

Editorial: North Carolina whiffs on transgender bathroom law; what will tech do?
The Mercury News, April 1, 2017

Priscilla Chan Named San Francisco Chronicle's Visionary of the Year in Third Annual Awards Program
BusinessWire, March 31, 2017

Priscilla Chan wins 2017 Visionary of the Year award
San Francisco Chronicle, March 30, 2017

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Names Vice Presidents of Corporate Responsibility, Donor Engagement
The Registry, March 30, 2017

San Jose flood: A month later, 500 have yet to return home
The Mercury News
March 23, 2017

Report details struggles on South Coast
Half Moon Bay Review
March 22, 2017

San Jose flood fundraiser tonight: SoFa Market eateries, bars
The Mercury News
March 15, 2017

In a Climate of Fear, California Funders Step Up for Immigrants
Inside Philanthropy, March 13, 2017

San Jose flood fundraiser: Chipotle donating today’s proceeds
East Bay Times, March 9, 2017

Editorial: San Jose turns attention to what went wrong with flood
San Jose Mercury News, March 7, 2017

Calif. Businessman Gives $5 Million for San Jose Flood Aid
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 6, 2017

Silicon Valley mixed on Trump's next moves
USA Today, March 6, 2017

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, March 4, 2017

Silicon Valley Leaders Gather to Discuss Regions Economic Engine
ABC7, March 3, 2017

Silicon Valley fights to maintain its tech dominance
FOX2, March 3, 2017

San Jose regional economy strong, but challenges imperil job growth
The Mercury News, March 2, 2017

What worries tech, philanthropic leaders about Silicon Valley's future (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, March 2, 2017

From the editor: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble in Silicon Valley?
Silicon Valley Business Journal, March 2, 2017

San Jose flood: Vietnamese billionaire donated $5 million to help victims
The Mercury News, March 1, 2017

Silicon Valley's rainmaker charity turns 10
Mountain View Voice, Feb. 27, 2017

Announcing our New Report: "Connecting Communities for Regional Resilience: A Case Study of the Silicon Valley Region"
New America, Feb. 27, 2017

Questions about the Advocacy Stance at “The World’s Biggest Community Foundation”
Nonprofit Quarterly, Feb. 22, 2017

Explosion: The Latest Evidence That Silicon Valley Giving Is Going Totally Nuts
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 15, 2017

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Awarded $1.3 Billion in 2016
Philanthropy News Digest, Feb. 9, 2017

Leaders Must Listen to Solve Big Problems, Author Says (subscription)
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Feb. 7, 2017

Raj Jayadev, Visionary of the Year nominee, tackles justice reform
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 4, 2017

Silicon Valley Community Foundation's Misti Sangani connects philanthropists with causes that need them (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Feb. 3, 2017

New Study Tells Inside Story of How Local Communities Use Ordinances to Say ‘Enough’ to Payday Lenders
Public, Jan. 24, 2017

Scholars, city leaders, 49ers unite to tackle police-race issues
The Mercury News, Jan. 21, 2017

‘Immigrants and Allies’ forum on Jan. 19 in Palo Alto
Palo Alto Online, Jan. 12, 2017

2016

Bay Area is loaded with visionaries
San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 30, 2016

Community Foundation Update
Philanthropy News Digest, Dec. 24, 2016

Reporter’s Notebook
The Daily Journal, Dec. 23, 2016

Progressive Foundations Brace for Trump Administration
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 19, 2016 (subscription)

San Jose to Host Community Forums to Build Trust in Police
San Jose Inside, Dec. 19, 2016

Which Corporate Givers Stood Out in 2016? Here's One Way to Find Out
Inside Philanthropy, Dec. 16, 2016

Caltrain's 'Holiday Train' Collects Whopping 2,500 Toys for Local, Needy Children
Mountain View Patch, Dec. 15, 2016

Silicon Valley Community Foundation names chief donor experience officer
Pleasanton Weekly, Dec. 13, 2016

Why startups, too, need to embrace social responsibility
YourStory, Dec. 8, 2016

2017 Breakthrough Prize Recipients Announced
Philanthropy News Digest, Dec. 6, 2016

How Much Should the Wealthy and Foundations Give in Their Home Regions?
Inside Philanthropy, Dec. 3, 2016

Glittering Caltrain's Holiday Train Generates Delight, Toys for Kids
NBC Bay Area, Dec. 2, 2016

Holiday Train Coming to Town Saturday
The Santa Clara Weekly, Nov. 30, 2016

Silicon Valley’s Latest Innovation: Free Market Philanthropy
BuzzFeedNews, November 25, 2016

Silicon Valley Community Foundation to Celebrate Five Winners of Corporate Responsibility Impact Award
CSRwire, November 18, 2016

Local foundations distribute grants to nonprofit groups
Los Altos Town Crier, November 16, 2016

Mark Your Calendars: Family Favorite ‘Holiday Train’ Coming Soon to Caltrain Stations
Mountain View Patch, November 15, 2016

Becker College’s MassDiGI Program Develops Game Addressing Income Inequality
GoLocalWorchster, November 7, 2016

Silicon Valley’s Community Foundation Spreads Its Fundraising to the East Coast (subscription)
Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 7, 2016

Philanthropy in Silicon Valley Big Bets on Big Ideas
New York Times, November 4, 2016

A Force in Philanthropy
Silicon Valley Magazine, November/December 2016

Ride-On: These Holiday Trains Are Off the Rails FUN
Red Tricycle, November 3, 2016

How new breed of charities is changing the face of giving
San Francisco Chronicle, October 27, 2016

Silicon Valley Donors Ignore Local Needs, Report Finds
Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 25, 2016

Forget Decades: Why True Corporate Diversity is Attainable in Five Years or Less
Triple Pundit, October 17, 2016

Measure A backers hope to put dent in affordable-housing crisis
Palo Alto Weekly, October 14, 2016

Tech Wonders and Dilemmas Explored at Innovation Conference (subscription)
Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 11, 2016

'Silicon Valley' stars give back to the region they spoof
The Mercury News, October 11, 2016

How technology is being used to teach, help people
ABC7 News, October 10, 2016

The Head Injury Our Kids Are Still Getting
Lifezette.com, October 7, 2016

Donation 'renews' 9,000 books at San Jose Public Library
The Mercury News, October 6, 2016

VARIDESK Supports Silicon Valley Community Foundation by Auctioning Signed Desks Used in HBO's "Silicon Valley"
Yahoo Finance, October 3, 2016

Silicon Valley, East Bay gain wealthy households while middle-income dwindles
The Mercury News, October 3, 2016

Housing measure A gets a boost (second item in article)
The Mercury News, September 24, 2016

Game Changers conference: How diversity helps bottom lines 
Silicon Valley Business Journal, September 22, 2016

Immigrants focus of summit: A third of San Mateo County residents are foreign born
The Daily Journal (San Mateo), September 22, 2016

Cupertino bans payday lenders from city
Silicon Valley Business Journal, September 21, 2016

100 Years In The Making, Black History And Culture Museum Gets Ready For Reveal
NPR Online, September 14, 2016

San Francisco 49ers to donate $1 million to two local groups that “help bridge the gap”
Mic.com, September 8, 2016

49ers will donate $1 million to Bay Area charities
SFGate.com, September 8, 2016

3 Things Foundations Can Do About Predatory Lending
Nonprofit Quarterly, August 31, 2016

Improved programs, campuses offered in the new school year: Students starting classes in San Bruno returning to enhanced opportunities
The Daily Journal, August 25, 2016

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died
Palo Alto Online, August 22, 2016

Can Philanthropy Pull a Country Divided Along Racial Lines Closer Together? (subscription)
San Francisco Business Times, August 18, 2016

San Mateo County: Big Lift program adds a new summer effort to close achievement gap between rich and poor students
The Mercury News, July 11, 2016

Coastside children inspired to learn
Half Moon Bay Review, July 13, 2016

Schools, preschools receive grants to boost literacy
The Mercury News, July 6, 2016

Menlo Park: Child Development Center gets Big Lift boost
The Mercury News, June 29, 2016

Foundation Posts Donor-Advised-Fund Data to Quell Criticism (subscription)
Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 15, 2016

A Top Community Foundation Pulls Back the Curtain on Donor-Advised Funds—To a Point
Inside Philanthropy, June 13, 2016

Silicon Valley Donors Circle Issues Accepting Applications for Literary Arts Projects
Philanthropy News Digest, June 8, 2016

Wood: Brown's budget slams early childhood education
The Mercury News, June 1, 2016

Carson, Engh: VTA traffic and transit measure should go on November ballot
The Mercury News, May 27, 2016

SV@Home releases roadmap for local affordable housing
Los Altos Town Crier, May 25, 2016

African American museum’s fundraising touches deep history among donors
The Washington Post, May 24, 2016

How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities
Black Enterprise, May 23, 2016

San Jose council might put off library changes to 'explore' new partnership
The Mercury News, May 16, 2016

Time, talent, treasure: What it looks like when they come together
Devex, May 16, 2016

Becker graduates hear cautionary tale of 'twin tsunamis'
Telegram & Gazette, May 14, 2016

San José Wants Local Innovators to Create Graffiti-Removal Device
Route Fifty, May 11, 2016

Silicon Valley Gives: 24-hour event raises $7.85 million for local nonprofit organizations
SFGate.com, May 5, 2016

Sal Pizarro: Silicon Valley Gives finishes with $7.8 million
The Mercury News online, May 4, 2016

Meet MAPS, the psychedelic research foundation that's winning Silicon Valley Gives
The Mercury News online, May 3, 2016

Pizarro: Silicon Valley Gives delivers millions for nonprofits
The Mercury News online, May 3, 2016

SVGives is on Tuesday: Join 17,000 donors who will give to Bay Area nonprofits
Silicon Valley Business Journal, May 2, 2016

Community Notebook: Foundation to host online 'giving day' for nonprofits
Palo Alto Online, May 1, 2016

Limits on the Life Spans of Foundation Endowments Make No Sense (subscription)
Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 28, 2016

Pizarro: Bay Area nonprofits get ready for Silicon Valley Gives
Mercury News, April 28, 2016

Local nonprofits to benefit from third annual online telethon
The Morgan Hill Times, April 26, 2016

Los Gatos: Countdown to 'SVGives' day
The Mercury News online, April 20, 2016

Get ready to give on May 3
San Jose Mercury News online, April 13, 2016

SVGives coming to county in May
Hollister Free Lance, April 8, 2016

East Palo Alto joins national effort to support young men of color
Palo Alto Online, April 7, 2016

Foundation Chiefs Spar on Question of Giving in Perpetuity
Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 5, 2016

Community Foundation Update – site visits to India
Philanthropy News Digest, April 2, 2016

Priscilla Chan, in rare interview, tells how her goals with Mark Zuckerberg are shaped by personal story
San Jose Mercury News, April 1, 2016

Emmett Carson: Silicon Valley Power Executives (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, March 25, 2016

New Report Identifies Top Bay Area Issues. What's SVCF Doing About Them? - Bay Area | Grants | Fundraising - Inside Philanthropy
Inside Philanthropy, March 17, 2016

Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund distributes $73,307 to 12 nonprofits
Pleasanton Weekly, March 15, 2016

Rod Streater Pens Raiders/Fans Farewell
Scout.com, March 12, 2016

Facebook's Zuckerberg to Bet Big on Personalized Learning
Education Week, March 7, 2016

Why Other Startup Hubs Are Beginning to Look More Appealing Than Silicon Valley (subscription)
Inc. Magazine, March 7, 2016

Education Critical to Silicon Valley's Prosperity, Study Finds
Philanthropy News Digest, March 5, 2016

Silicon Valley shows a net loss in residents for first time since 2011
Sacramento Business Journal, March 4, 2016

Visa Difficulties at Forefront of STEM Entrepreneurship Concerns
India West, March 3, 2016

Silicon Valley innovation economy tops the U.S., but perils loom
San Jose Mercury News, March 3, 2016

Silicon Valley Residents Leave for Greener Grass, Cheaper Housing
Wall Street Journal Digits blog, March 3, 2016

Executives' Alliance Foundation Leaders "Ban the Box," Issue Call to Action for All U.S. Philanthropic Institutions to Adopt Fair Chance Hiring Measures
Yahoo News, Feb. 29, 2016

Web Portal Offers Platform for Sharing Special Mother-Daughter Bond
India West, Feb. 27, 2016

Holy Cow, This Community Foundation is Exploding. Why Is That?
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 23, 2016

ASU partners with Cisco to empower minority youth to become entrepreneurs
Phoenix New Times, Feb. 23, 2016

Couple crumble barriers for women, minorities in Silicon Valley
SFGate.com, Feb. 22, 2016

Why America's tech elite work entirely to fund charities
Chicago Tribune, Feb. 17, 2016

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Awards $823 Million in 2015
Philanthropy News Digest, Feb. 16, 2016

Community Foundation Update – investment manager diversity report
Philanthropy News Digest, Feb. 13, 2016

Silicon Valley Community Foundation gave nearly a billion dollars in 2015 grants
San Jose Mercury News, Feb. 12, 2016

Bequests Put Conservative Billionaire Richard Scaife Atop List of America’s 50 Biggest Donors
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Feb. 9, 2016

Grants Roundup
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Feb. 3, 2016

SVCF Gives More Millions for Math and English Education, Predatory Lending
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 2, 2016

The Politicians May Be Quiet on K-12, But Foundations Are Busier Than Ever
Inside Philanthropy, Feb. 2, 2016

SVCF Awarded $50 Million in Matching Grants in 2015
Philanthropy News Digest, Jan. 30, 2016

Half-million-dollar grant to help schools analyze data, progress
San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 21, 2016

Longtime Ed Reformer Reed Hastings Steps Things Up. Where's He Headed?
Inside Philanthropy, Jan. 21, 2016

StubHub Foundation Provides $250,000 Grant to 50 Fund to Extend Impact of Playmaker Program
Investor’s Business Daily online, Jan. 20, 2016

America Is in the Midst of a Philanthropic Revolution
Fortune, Jan. 17, 2016

The new face of philanthropy: Silicon Valley reinvents giving back
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Jan. 15, 2016

12 nonprofits to benefit from $65,431. 2015 in donations to Holiday Fund
Pleasanton Weekly, Jan. 15, 2016

PayPal donates big to Irish charities
Dublin People, Jan. 13, 2016

Netflix CEO sets up $100 million fund for education
USA Today, Jan. 12, 2016

Holiday train collects 2,500 toys for Salvation Army, Toys for Tots
The Almanac, Jan. 7, 2016

SVCF to Launch Review of Grantmaking Strategies in 2016
Philanthropy News Digest, Jan. 2. 2016

2015

These new laws will try to help California's vulnerable students
Los Angeles Times, Dec. 31, 2015

Multimillion-Dollar Gifts Were Sluggish in 2015
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 31, 2015

10 Billionaires That Are Giving Away Their Fortune
Dividend.com, Dec. 22, 2015

Philanthropy: How to give away $1bn (subscription)
Financial Times, Dec. 23, 2015

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley receives eBay Foundation grant
Milpitas Post, Dec. 22, 2015

Why the Nonprofit World Needs 2 Groups to Press Its Agenda
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 21, 2015

Holiday Fund: Enhancing education through music and art
Mountain View Voice, Dec. 21, 2015

Calif. Districts to Tweak Placement Policies for Accelerated Math
Education Week blog, Dec. 17, 2015

Billions at Stake as IPO Charity Set-Asides Become Routine
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 17, 2015

San Jose May Study Commercial Development Housing Fees
San Jose Inside, Dec. 14, 2015

Districts must ensure equity in rules for accelerating students in math
EdSource, Dec. 14, 2015

How to Give Big to a Small Charity
Wall Street Journal, Dec. 13, 2015

Five CSR Trends to Watch for in 2016
CSR Wire, Dec. 11, 2015

Opinion: To Strengthen the Nonprofit World, Independent Sector and the Council on Foundations Should Merge
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Dec. 4, 2015

Quinn: For Mark Zuckerberg, even philanthropy can be controversial
San Jose Mercury News, Dec. 4, 2015

San Jose: After-school academies expand
San Jose Mercury News, Dec. 3, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg’s Philanthropy Uses L.L.C. for More Control
New York Times, Dec. 2, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg Vows to Donate 99% of His Facebook Shares for Charity
New York Times, Dec. 1, 2015

SVCF awards $1.6 million for economic security efforts
Los Altos Town Crier, Nov. 25, 2015

Adding to the community: Math tutoring program helps underprivileged students
San Mateo Daily Journal, Nov. 21, 2015

Ethnic media and community: four lessons for philanthropy
KnightBlog, Nov. 20, 2015

Square Shares Jump on Trading Debut
New York Times, Nov. 19, 2015

Bitcoin Can Be Donated to Fidelity Charitable Fund (subscription)
Wall Street Journal, Nov. 18, 2015

Do Techies Have Any Interest in Funding the Arts? Maybe
Inside Philanthropy, Nov. 17, 2015

Donor-Advised Funds at Community Foundations: Connecting Donors & Nonprofits
Philanthropy News Digest’s Philantopic blog, Nov. 12, 2015

For Guidance, Would-Be Philanthropists Turn to Peers
New York Times, November 13, 2015

How One Prominent Community Foundation Approaches Financial Inclusion
Inside Philanthropy, November 12, 2015

All Aboard: Caltrain Announces Holiday Train Schedule
Patch, November 12, 2015

Editorial: Milpitas must continue searching for ways to provide affordable housing
San Jose Mercury News/Milpitas Post, November 11, 2015

Asset Management's Jackie Robinson Moment
Chief Investment Officer, November 10, 2015

Funds for Charitable Giving See Strong Growth
Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2015

Foundations Push for More Women, Minorities in Asset Mgmt. Ranks (subscription)
FundFire, a Financial Times service, November 9, 2015

Breakthrough Prize: $21.9 million by Silicon Valley donors to scientists
San Jose Mercury News, November 9, 2015

Big Lift receives big support: Supervisors set to approve paying $15 million to improve preschool access
San Mateo Daily Journal, Nov. 3, 2015

Silicon Valley’s New Philanthropy
New York Times, Oct. 31, 2015

Two Bay Area institutions crack highest ranks of Philanthropy 400 list
San Francisco Business Times, Oct. 29, 2015

America’s Largest Charities Raised 5% More Last Year; Donor-Advised Funds Won Big
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Oct. 29, 2015

Q&A: Implementing an Impact Investing Strategy
The Impact Investor, a publication of Community Capital Management, Fall 2015

New charitable zeal grips tech billionaires
USA Today, October 23, 2015

Facebook's Zuckerberg, wife Chan to start private East Palo Alto school
San Jose Mercury News, October 22, 2015

Latinas pave the way for success through philanthropy
October 20, 2015

Improving education outcomes: Local partnership aims for more Google Challenge dollars
The Almanac, October 18, 2015

Pizarro: Catholic Charities celebrates 60 years of aiding the poor
San Jose Mercury News, October 18, 2015

Op-ed: Putting an end to summer learning loss is a win for all
San Mateo Daily Journal, October 17, 2015

Officials looking to bridge student achievement gap
San Mateo Daily Journal, October 16, 2015

Civil rights group drops complaint against MVLA
Mountain View Voice, October 15, 2015

Saratoga to join four other cities in study of affordable housing
San Jose Mercury News, October 14, 2015

Big Silicon Valley foundation set to invade San Francisco
San Francisco Business Times, October 9, 2015

Getting political: Why this community foundation is backing an education bill
Inside Philanthropy, October 2, 2015

Big Lift named finalist in the Google Impact Challenge
San Mateo Daily Journal. October 2, 2015

Google to Bay Area: Vote for boldest nonprofit ideas
SFGate.com, September 29, 2015

Finalists revealed in Google's Bay Area Global Impact Challenge
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Sept. 29, 2015

New Law Aims to Keep Kids in the Right Math Class
KCRW, Oct. 7, 2015

State needs to fight stereotypes on math placement
San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 21, 2015

Two tech giants Apple and Google join others in upping their philanthropy
San Jose Mercury News, Sept. 21, 2015

Bill would deal with ‘math misplacement’ 
The Sacramento Bee, September 15, 2015

New rules to level mathematical playing field
Mountain View Voice, September 14, 2015

A community foundation takes on series of rapid experiments in local news and information
Knight Foundation blog, August 12, 2015

The NonProfit Times Power & Influence Top 50
The NonProfit Times, August 3, 2015

Visualizing the Common Core Curriculum
New York Times' Lens blog, August 3, 2015

Report: Donor-Advised Funds & Civic Engagement
Community Foundation Public Awareness Initiative, July 30, 2015

Report: Silicon Valley housing affordability crisis worsens
San Jose Mercury News, July 20, 2015

Early education gets a big lift: County school districts receive more than $4M to improve access to preschool, raise literacy
San Mateo Daily Journal, May 28, 2015

San Mateo County: “The Big Lift” looks to boost childhood reading proficiency
San Jose Mercury News, May 27, 2015 

Telemundo live coverage of The Big Lift launch event
May 27, 2015 

Many students in Silicon Valley community not reading by 3rd grade
EdSource, May 27, 2015

Math misplacement: Tech should support legislation to stop it
San Jose Mercury News, May 6, 2015

Silicon Valley Gives' early returns haul: $5.2 million in donations
San Jose Mercury News, May 5, 2015

Raising millions for Silicon Valley charities
San Francisco Chronicle, May 5, 2015

Pizarro: Nonprofits hoping for another Silicon Valley Gives windfall
San Jose Mercury News, May 1, 2015

Powering up philanthropy: Executive's steady hand guides largest community foundation in the country
San Francisco Business Times, April 24, 2015

Coastside schools to receive Big Lift
Half Moon Bay Review, April 16, 2015

Pittsburgh Foundation joins chorus urging stricter payday loan rules
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 16, 2015

Community Funds Push for New Payday-Lending Rules
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 10, 2015

East Palo Alto: New Ravenswood health center opens May 5
Palo Alto Daily News, April 8, 2015

Solve poverty? Silicon Valley debaters offer answers
San Jose Mercury News, March 27, 2015

Silicon Valley can afford to end poverty
CNN, March 23, 2015

The Great DAF Debate: Timing of payouts continues to spark discussion
The NonProfit Times, March 13, 2015

Silicon Valley Community Foundation distributes holiday fund donations
Pacifica Tribune, March 17, 2015

Minorities Under Represented In Fundraising Appeals
NonProfit Times, March 3, 2015

Common Core State Standards: Indian Americans May Have an Edge
India West, February 27, 2015

Supervisors Approve Funding to Meet Needs of Immigrants Eligible for Administrative Relief
El Observador, February 27, 2015

Santa Clara County supervisors OK $1.8M to help undocumented immigrants
Palo Alto Online, February 25, 2015

This Bay Area foundation gave out almost a half billion dollars to charities in 2014
SF Business Times and SV Business Journal, February 20, 2015

Is Mark Zuckerberg becoming Mr. Generous?
MarketWatch, February 9, 2015

WhatsApp founder among young tech tycoons dominating philanthropy
SFGate.com, February 9, 2015

Peer-Pressure Philanthropy
The New Yorker, February 8, 2015

More Tech Entrepreneurs Inclined to Give Now Instead of Waiting (Emmett Carson is quoted)
The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Philanthropy 50, February 8, 2015

Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50
The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Philanthropy 50,  February 8, 2015

Tech Leaders Rank High Among 2014's Biggest Philanthropists
Wired, February 8, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan give $75 million to support San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
San Jose Mercury News, February 6, 2015

Community Foundations Can Help Families Through Policy Efforts
Council on Foundations, February 6, 2015

Philanthrosaurus Rex: Why the Age of Big Foundations Is Almost Over
Inside Philanthropy, February 3, 2015

Beyond the Check
Stanford Social Innovation Review, January 28, 2015

How the Silicon Valley Community Foundation is Fighting Predatory Lending
Inside Philanthropy, January 26, 2015

2014

$6 billion, no easy answers: Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO Emmett Carson opens up on philanthropy (subscription)
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Nov. 7, 2014

County nonprofits share in $1.8 million of grants
San Mateo Daily Journal, Nov. 6. 2014

Pizarro: Community Foundation CEO Carson makes a case for dropping an acronym
San Jose Mercury News, Nov. 1, 2014

Paul Allen to Give $100 Million to Tackle Ebola Crisis
The New York Times, Oct. 23, 2014

Philanthropy 400, A Year of Recovery: Big Gains at America's Top Charities (subscription)
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Oct. 19, 2014

Silicon Valley Foundation makes its philanthropic mark
San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 19, 2014

Facebook founder reshapes giving with $25 million to fight Ebola
San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate.com, Oct. 14, 2014

The dark side of Silicon Valley: Sex slavery, forced labor abound
Silicon Valley Business Journal, Oct. 10, 2014

Pizarro: Silicon Valley Gives will return in May 2015
San Jose Mercury News, Oct. 9, 2014

GoPro Founders Give $500-Million to Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Oct. 3, 2014

Emmett D. Carson first to hold Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Chair in School of Philanthropy
Chronicle of Philanthropy, August 29, 2014

Public access television: It could thrive if Congress lifted restriction
San Jose Mercury News, Aug. 28, 2014

Emmett D. Carson: Mission of my Brother’s Keeper resonates in Silicon Valley, too
San Jose Mercury News, February 28, 2014

Driving Impact Through Donor Advised Funds: Community Foundations as Catalysts for Impact Investing
Impact Assets Issue Brief

Donors in Silicon Valley Want Flexibility in Their Giving, a Nonprofit Finds
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 9, 2014

Transformed Fund Reaps Windfall
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 9, 2014

Bay Area Foundation Criticized for Not Doing More for Area’s Poor
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 9, 2014

San Mateo County launches Big Lift reading initiative
The Daily Journal, February 7, 2014

Sanjay Mehrotra of SanDisk named 2013 CEO of the Year by ‘Powered by EF’
American Bazaar, January 16, 2014

A Good Deed in a World of Austerity
Huffington Post UK, January 8, 2014

Bloomberg Tops List in Donor Generosity
Jewish Voice - Online, January 8, 2014

Philanthropists Get Back to Giving "Big Gifts"
Becker's Hospital Review - Online, January 8, 2014

What the Super-Rich Are Spending Their Fortunes On Now
Time - Business & Money, January 7, 2014

People to Watch in 2014
Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 7, 2014

15 Biggest Charitable Gifts of 2013
ThinkAdvisor, January 7, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg's Donation Highlights Silicon Valley Poverty
Financial Times, January 3, 2014

US philanthropists make charitable donations worth $3.4bn in 2013
The Guardian, January 1, 2014

Billionaires, Led By Zuckerberg, Dig A Bit Deeper With 10 Biggest Charitable
Forbes, January 1, 2014

Zuckerberg Tops List of US Philanthropists
CNBC.com, January 1, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg is America's Biggest Philanthropist
Telegraph.co.uk, January 1, 2014

New Report: Large Charitable Donations Show a Marked Increase in 2013
Examiner.com, January 1, 2014

2013

Silicon Valley Foundation Gets Huge Zuckerberg Donation
San Francisco Chronicle, December 20, 2013

Who’s Getting Zuckerberg’s $1 Billion?
Wall Street Journal, December 19, 2013

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg makes $1 billion donation
San Jose Mercury, December 19, 2013

Zuckerberg Commits $1-Billion More to Silicon Valley Community Fund
Chronicle of Philanthropy, December 19, 2013

Zuckerberg sells some Facebook shares, gives nearly a billion dollars to charity
Fast Company, December, 19, 2013

Mark Zuckerberg donates nearly $1 billion to charity
Boston News, December 19, 2013

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Honors Giving Pledge With Share Sale
The Street, December 20, 2013

This Magic Moment: Holiday Train with Santa Aboard Lights Up the Night
The Santa Clara Weekly, December 18, 2013

Holiday Caltrain rolls into Palo Alto
Peninsula Press, December 9, 2013

Emmett D. Carson Interviewed on Financial Insider Weekly
Financial Insider Weekly, November 25, 2013

West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center - CalTrain Holiday Train
96.5 Koit, November 24, 2013

Op-Ed: Holiday Train is back on track collecting toys for those in need
Digital Journal, November 9, 2013

My Turn: Working to Bridge the Prosperity Gap
San Jose Mercury News - Pacifica Tribune, November 5, 2013

Common Core Interview: Noticias Univisión 14  (60MB video)
Noticias Univisión 14, October 30, 2013

Emmett D. Carson – Redefining Community Foundations
Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2013

Community Foundations as International Grantmakers?
Alliance Magazine - September 2013

Changing the Classroom Context
Grantmakers for Education, July 12, 2013

Beyond the Headlines - ABC KGO TV
Juneteenth Roundtable - Guest-hosted by ABC7's Ama Daetz - June 9, 2013

Mercury News editorial: Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to spend $1 billion on Common Core deserves support
Mercury News, May 17, 2013

Margaret Lavin: Early literacy is key to academic success
Mercury News, April 1, 2013

Emmett D. Carson: Silicon Valley schools have to collaborate on Common Core transition
Mercury News March 28, 2013

Cassidy: Silicon Valley needs to harness its innovative spirit to level the playing field for blacks and Hispanics
Mercury News February 15, 2013

Mercury News editorial: School districts must tackle algebra discrimination
Mercury News, February 19, 2013

Valley job growth biggest since "dotcom" boom
Palo Alto Online, February 5, 2013

SF steals some of Silicon Valley's job creation thunder
ABC San Francisco, February 5, 2013

Silicon Valley job growth is "prodigious" and has returned to dot-com levels: report
Mercury News, February 5, 2013

Silicon Valley Community Foundation raised $985M in 2012
San Francisco Business Times, January 15, 2013

2012

Lessons in Building a Better Community, One Voice at a Time
Erica Wood, B.A., Silicon Valley Community Foundation, 2012

Silicon Valley Community Foundation grants $661,000 for catch-up math education
Contra Costa Times, December 27, 2012

Zuckerberg Donates $500M to Silicon Valley Foundation
NBC Bay Area, December 19, 2012

Facebook founder Zuckerberg gives $500 million in stock to SV Community Foundation
Mercury News, December 19, 2012

Mark Zuckerberg Finds Giving Spirit, Donates $500 Million to Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Forbes, December 18, 2012

Emmett D. Carson: Charitable deduction should be the last thing Congress cuts
Mercury News, December 14, 2012

Interview with Dr. Emmett Carson
"How to promote community giving as a family value."
Financial Insider Weekly, November 16, 2012

Holiday Train of Giving
Comcast Newsmakers, November

Redefining Community Foundations
Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter, 2013 issue

Educators focus on school readiness
San Mateo Daily Journal, November 17, 2012

The power of giving
Pacifica Tribune, November 11, 2012

Mercury News interview: Emmett Carson, CEO and president, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Mercury News, August 3, 2012

Legal Aid Boost for Immigrants
Mountain View Voice, August 1, 2012

Safety-net nonprofits reap over $1.5M in grants in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties
Mercury News, June 27, 2012

New report says coast still not ready for tsunami
Half Moon Bay Review, June 21, 2012

Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the Entrepreneurs Foundation announce merger
Mercury News, June 8, 2012

Advocacy Success: San Jose' Passes Strong Controls on Payday Lending
RE: Philanthropy, May 31, 2012

South Bay Attacks Payday Lending
NBC Bay Area, April 25, 2012

 Andreessen Horowitz partners pledge half their earnings to philanthropy
Mercury News, April 27, 2012

50 Best Nonprofits to Work For in 2012
NonProfit Times, April 1, 2012

Report gives C's, D's to schools in educating poor, minority students.
Mercury News, March 23, 2012

A Good Year for Holiday Fund
The Almanac Online, March 15, 2012

Beyond the Headlines Bridging the Income Gap
ABC 7, February 26, 2012

Santa Clara County supervisors vote to curb payday lending
Mercury News, February 29, 2012

Silicon Valley Neighbors, Facing Vastly Different Tax Rates
New York Times, February 23, 2012

Prop. 13 doesn't fit California's new economy
S. F. Chronicle - February 12, 2012

State of the Valley conference highlights
February 10, 2012

Editorial: Joint Venture's latest Index takes on sacred cow: Proposition 13
Mercury News - February 9, 2012

Silicon Valley researchers say California tax system nearing crisis (audio)
KCBS SF - February 8, 2012

Silicon Valley job growth sizzles in 2011, but new report also issues warnings
Mercury News - February 8, 2012

Silicon Valley Leaders: Prop. 13 not working anymore
Bay Area Citizen - February 7, 2012

Report: Silicon Valley Leading US Out of Recession (video)
ABC7 News - February 7, 2012

Report: Silicon Valley sees growth in jobs, wealth
The Associated Press - February 7, 2012

Young Internet entrepreneurs embrace philanthropy
Christian Science Monitor and Chronicle of Philanthropy – January 24, 2012

On Deadline: Impacts of Proposition 13 to be explored Feb. 10 at Silicon Valley Conference
Palo Alto Online – January 24, 2012

2011

Holiday train to return next year

2011

San Mateo Daily Journal – December 22, 2011

“Inside Silicon Valley” on KLIV with host Russell Hancock of Joint Venture
Silicon Valley Network – December 16, 2011

Luxury retailers in Silicon Valley prepare for new wealth as stock sales equal big payouts
The Associated Press – November 20, 2011

City and statewide officials say curbs are needed on payday lending industry
Mercury News – November 1, 2011

Editorial: If state won’t ban predatory payday lending, cities and counties must restrict it
Mercury News – October 30, 2011

Consumed by Payday Loans: State legislators offer haven for lenders deemed “predatory”
Mercury News – October 30, 2011

Just Getting Started
Gentry – October 2011

County taking on gun violence
Daily Journal – September 30, 2011

Donor Advised Funds Show Rise in Giving
Wall Street Journal – September 23, 2011

Payday lending under scrutiny in San Francisco Bay Area cities
San Francisco Examiner – July 23, 2011

County mulls payday loan options
San Mateo Daily Journal – June 16, 2011

In Mountain View, 2 contrasting Economic Worlds Intersect
New York Times-The Bay Citizen – June 5, 2011

East Palo Alto nonprofits say to bank: please stay
Palo Alto Online – June 2, 2011

Payday loan ban proposed
San Mateo Daily Journal – May 9, 2011

Leonard Ely, Palo Alto philanthropies, dies at 87
Palo Alto Weekly – April 29, 2011

Design for Bay Area Growth at Your Fingertips
The Bay Citizen – April 20, 2011

Tech giants big profits underscore the tale of two Silicon Valleys
Mercury News – April 17, 2011

Silicon Valley Index suggests economic recovery
Palo Alto Weekly – February 14, 2011

Study sees signs of recovery in the Silicon Valley
KGO-TV – February 14, 2011

Silicon Valley Employment Stabilizes at 2004 Level
Bloomberg News – February 14, 2011

2010

Finding Alternatives to Payday Loans
KQED’s California Money – Dec. 21

Expiring jobless benefits putting stress on food banks
ABC-TV – December 1, 2010

What Should the Classroom of the Future Look Like?
KQED’s Mind/Shift – Oct. 11, 2010

Report: Safety Net Funds Well Used
San Mateo Daily Journal – Oct. 4, 2010

San Bruno Fire Fund: Donations Pour In For Victims
San Francisco Chronicle – Sep. 11, 2010

Editorial: It isn’t just the wealthy who should be philanthropists
Mercury News – Aug. 6, 2010

Foundation awards $1.3 million in local grants
Palo Alto Weekly – July 16, 2010

Grant Money a Big Help to Silicon Valley Food Bank
KCBS radio – July 8, 2010

$1.3M given for food and shelter
San Mateo Daily Journal – July 8, 2010

Silicon Valley Community Foundation gives $1.3M in grants to local nonprofits
San Jose Business Journal – July 7, 2010

Is Corporate Citizenship Measuring Up: The Latest Data
Fast Company – May 13, 2010

The End of the 460 Percent APR: Tackling Payday Lending in California
Community Investments – Spring 2010

Lacking State Funding, Response Rate for Census Lags
Associated Press – April 11, 2010

Silicon Valley Gears Up to Change its Course
KGO-TV – Feb. 12, 2010

Silicon Valley Faces New Challenges
The California Report, KQED – Feb. 11, 2010

Report Warns Silicon Valley Could Lose Its Edge
New York Times – Feb. 11, 2010

Silicon Valley Enters New Phase of Uncertainty
Mercury News – Feb. 11, 2010

Why Silicon Valley Faces Fresh Threats
San Francisco Chronicle – Feb. 11, 2010

Texting campaign raises millions for Haiti relief
KGO-TV, David Louie – Jan. 14, 2010

Second $50,000 match offered for Haiti relief
The Almanac – Jan 16, 2010

Local fund seeks Haiti quake relief efforts donations
Palo Alto Online – Jan. 13, 2010

2009

County gets thousands for better planning
The (San Mateo) Daily Journal – Aug. 6, 2009

Study planned to analyze Coastside health care
Half Moon Bay Review – Aug. 5, 2009

The NonProfit Times Power and Influence Top 50 (pdf)
NonProfit Times – Aug. 1, 2009

$500,000 in emergency grants for 23 nonprofits
Palo Alto Online – July 30, 2009

Students fight for own ‘Bill of Rights’
The Daily Journal – July 11, 2009

$1M in safety net grants awarded
San Mateo Daily Journal – July 1, 2009

Local nonprofits get $1M in "safety net" grants
Palo Alto Weekly - June 30, 2009

Remaking the Nonprofit Landscape
San Francisco Chronicle – June 19, 2009

In Good We Trust
San Francisco Magazine – June 2009

Hard Times Getting Harder
Palo Alto Weekly - May 29, 2009

How Microlending Helps Communities
San Francisco Chronicle – May 29, 2009

Community Foundation, San Mateo County offer grants
Palo Alto Weekly – May 4, 2009

Emergency grants aid economic woes
San Mateo Daily Journal – May 2, 2009

Schools benefit from foundation grant for math instruction
Half Moon Bay Review – April 2, 2009

Grants to expand legal services for immigrants
Palo Alto Weekly - March 11, 2009

Tax plan could hurt charitable giving
KGO - February 26, 2009

Silicon Valley's next challenge: Retraining
San Francisco Chronicle - February 17, 2009

San Mateo County adopts children's Bill of Rights
San Francisco Chronicle - February 9, 2009

As economic crisis deepens, private foundations step into the breach
Christian Science Monitor - February 8, 2008

500,000 in grants to address foreclosure crisis
Palo Alto Weekly - February 6, 2009

2008

Editorial: Food, shelter crisis hits 'new poor': Us
Palo Alto Weekly - December 19, 2008

Coastside social service agencies win grants
Half Moon Bay Review - December 18, 2008

Silicon Valley Community Foundation gives nonprofits $3M in emergency funds
Silicon Valley Business Journal - December 16, 2008

Valley Facing Food and Shelter Emergency
Palo Alto Weekly - December 7, 2008

Demand for Food and Clothing Skyrocketing
ABC TV - December 8, 2008

Foundation raises $1M for Food and Shelter
San Francisco Business Times - December 5, 2008

Community foundation offers challenge grant for needy
Los Altos Town Crier – October 22, 2008

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Regional Meeting
Foundation Center – October 16, 2008

Silicon Valley foundation helping families
San Francisco Chronicle – October 16, 2008

Foundation diverting funds from art to aid
San Francisco Chronicle - September 10, 2008

Silicon Valley Community Foundation picks key grantmaking areas
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal - September 10, 2008

Doing Good at a Distance (pdf)
Town & Country - June 2008

African American Philanthropy
Carnegie Reporter - Spring 2008

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Builds on its Vision
San José Mercury News - May 13, 2008

Foundation awards $182 million in grants
Palo Alto Weekly - April 21, 2008

State of the Valley Conference - Getting Ready for the Big One
KQED Public Radio - March 13, 2008

State of the Valley Conference - Keynote Presentation - Globalization and Silicon Valley: Where Do We Go From Here?
KQED Public Radio - March 6, 2008

Jefferson Award Presented to Catalino Tapia, Seed money fulfills
dream of helping kids

San Francisco Chronicle - March 2, 2008

Silicon Valley Continues On Economic Comeback
Wall Street Journal - February 19, 2008

Silicon Valley Losing Middle Wage Jobs
New York Times - February 19, 2008

Report: Midwage Jobs Vanish in Silicon Valley
San Francisco Chronicle - February 19, 2008

Silicon Valley Gaining Jobs, Losing Middle Class
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal - February 19, 2008

 

2007

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Making Impact (includes video)
ABC-7 News - October 11

Open Forum: It's Time for New Ways to Give
San Francisco Chronicle - October 9

Nonprofits holding their breath
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal - August 31

15 Minutes with Emmett Carson (PDF)
Stanford Social Innovation Review - Summer 2007
SSIR managing editor Eric Nee met with Emmett Carson, CEO and president, to discuss his bold plans for the newly merged Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards (PDF)
San Francisco Business Times - June 8, 2007
CFO Vera Bennett is the Community Service Finalist for the Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards, presented by San Francisco Business Times and Larkin Street Youth Services.

Joining Communities Across the Nation to Take Action Against Climate Change (PDF)
Acterra - EcoAdvocate - Spring 2007

Weekly Holiday Fund tops $3 million mark
Palo Alto Weekly, CA – May 1, 2007
600 community members donated to the Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund which is managed by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Innovative Preschool stresses English
San Mateo Daily Journal – April 9, 2007
Family literacy programs thrive as adult schools partner with preschools through Raising A Reader®.

REIT buys Santa Clara Tech Center complex for $70 million
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal – April 6, 2007
Silicon Valley Community Foundation owns two of the three Tech Center buildings and is recipient of Sobrato's donation.

Spaces and Places: Parcel along I-880 sold to Opus West
San José Mercury News – April 3, 2007
Sobrato Development donates millions of dollars worth of real estate to the community foundation.

CEO Emmett Carson Unifies Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the Communities It Serves (PDF 3mb)
San José Magazine – April 2007
CEO and president Emmett Carson is featured in San Jose Magazine's April SV Profile.

Youth empowerment: Summit warns, empowers youth to avoid street crime
San José Mercury News - March 11, 2007

CEO shares vision for troubled E. Palo Alto (PDF 70k)
San José Mercury News - February 4, 2007
San José Mercury News editorial highlights Silicon Valley Community Foundation's commitment to supporting change in East Palo Alto.

Spotlight: Billion Dollar Man (PDF 8.5mb)
Valley Life Quarterly, CA - Winter 2007 edition
Community foundation CEO and president Emmett Carson is interviewed on his vision for Silicon Valley's philanthropic future in this issue of Silicon Valley/San José Business Journal's magazine.

Charitable Instinct Lacking (PDF)
San José Mercury News editorial - January 1, 2007
The Mercury News challenges the new Silicon Valley Community Foundation to encourage more philanthropy in the region.

Raising A Reader receives 2007 Social Capitalist Award from Fast Company magazine for second year in a row.

 

 

2006

Bay Area wealthy are less giving
Study finds affluent of L.A. donate nearly twice as much

San Francisco Chronicle - December 26, 2006

The New Face of Philanthropy and A Foundation for the Next Era (PDF)
Palo Alto Weekly - December 13, 2006

Silicon Valley Community Foundation names two leaders
San José Business Journal, CA - November 14, 2006

New Director Leads Merged Community Foundations
San Francisco Business Times - November 6, 2006

Carson begins work on molding new community foundation
Silicon Valley/San José Business Journal - November 3, 2006

The Visionaries of Silicon Valley (PDF 1.1mb)
Philanthropy Today - September 2006

First CEO named for huge new foundation
San Francisco Chronicle - August 3, 2006

With hire, charity sets course (PDF)
San José Mercury News, August 3, 2006

An outspoken outsider takes reins of merged foundations (PDF)
San José Mercury News editorial, August 3, 2006

Foundation created by merger of groups sees promising start (PDF)
San José Mercury News - July 14, 2006

Non-profits team up to give big (PDF)
San José Mercury News - July 13, 2006