Silicon Valley Community Foundation (CA)



Silicon Valley Community Foundation is focused on innovative solutions that solve problems and improve the quality of life throughout San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.


As a new community foundation, SVCF has examined the diverse needs across its region, evaluated the best practices of its parent foundations and incorporated community input before launching a new set of grantmaking strategies.


Web Address

www.siliconvalleycf.org/

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/siliconvalleycf

Twitter - @siliconvalleycf

YouTube - www.youtube.com/TheSVCF

Assets

$2,081,920,000 - 2011-12-31
$1,943,885,894 - 2007-12-31


Giving

$97,624,976 - 2011-12-31
$243,245,861 - 2007-12-31


Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Silicon Valley Community Foundation


Purposeful action: Four key takeaways from the Corporate Philanthropy Institute
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The way companies do good in the world is shifting, and this movement was perfectly captured by many of the stories shared at our annual Corporate Philanthropy Institute (CPI), held Feb. 12 at San...more

Latest Silicon Valley trend: People leaving
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

On the surface, 42 people leaving per month doesn't seem to make a dent. But Brian Brennan, vice president of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, which backed the project along with the Silicon...more

Latest Silicon Valley competitiveness report sets off an alarm bell
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The fourth annual report on Silicon Valley's competitiveness published today is a picture of the national's largest technology hub succeeding — for now — in defying the gravity of significant...more

Knight Media Forum: Strengthening Local News, Community and Democracy
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Long Beach Community Foundation, Community Foundation for San Benito County

BenitoLink was developed through a partnership with the Community Foundation for San Benito County and a substantial startup grant from the Knight Foundation. The annual media event consists of a...more

One year later, San Jose flood victims still hurting
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Of the $6.8 million raised and administered by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, nearly 4,500 people received assistance -- $3 million was spent on housing and vehicles and basic needs, $3...more

Dropbox Launches $20 Million Foundation Focused on Human Rights
Foundation: Google.org, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation

Online file-hosting service Dropbox has announced the launch of the Dropbox Foundation with an initial endowment of $20 million. Jointly funded by Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston, co-founder...more

What This New Foundation Says About Silicon Valley Giving
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The board will also include four independent directors from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The foundation's initial group of partners for 2018 are: GOAL, based in Dublin, which responds to...more

Some Community Foundations Take Strong Lead in Sustainable Development
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Increasingly, community foundations are being viewed as “essential partners in achieving the United Nations [UN] Sustainable Development Goals,” writes Catherine Cheney for Devex. One reason for...more

Laurie Green keeps retired doctors working with health clinics for needy
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The finalists were selected by a nominating committee that included Emmett Carson, president and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation; Ron Conway, angel investor and philanthropist; John Diaz,...more

What role can community foundations play in achieving the SDGs?
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO — Last week, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced it now has $13.5 billion in assets. That makes it worth more than the Ford Foundation, with an endowment outranked only...more

Geographic Focus

San Mateo County, CA
Santa Clara County, CA

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