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Improved programs, campuses offered in the new school year: Students starting classes in San ...
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Cheryl Olson, superintendent of the San Bruno Park Elementary School District, said the $582,000 recently awarded by a local philanthropic...more

Legislature passes classroom earthquake safety bill 2 years after Napa quake
Foundation: Napa Valley Community Foundation

Also on the second anniversary today of the South Napa earthquake, the Napa Valley Community Foundation said it has distributed $7.8 million of...more

Peter Hero (1942-2016): The last name says a lot
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

It was a very big impact: Over his tenure, Hero increased the portfolio of the Community Foundation from less than $10 million to $1.4...more

Two years after the earthquake, the Community Foundation planning for Napa's next disaster
Foundation: Napa Valley Community Foundation

On the second anniversary of the South Napa earthquake, the Napa Valley Community Foundation released a report detailing what became of...more

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Skoll Foundation

He was a catalyst for modern-day philanthropy in Silicon Valley," said his son, Chris ... "Peter will forever be my hero and original philanthropic...more

Silicon Valley Gives Campaign Terminated
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Community Foundation for San Benito County

For the past three years, Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) has hosted a day of giving to benefit nonprofit organizations in Santa...more

Terre Haute Children's Choir and Youth Orchestra fall auditions set
Foundation: Wabash Valley Community Foundation

Through grants received by the Indiana Arts Commission and the Wabash Valley Community Foundation, the choir and orchestra are able to...more

Foundation scores big by signing Ashley Swearengin

That's the way I feel about the news that Mayor Ashley Swearengin will become CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation. After the...more

Under One Roof gets six-month extension
Foundation: Simi Valley Community Foundation

FINANCIAL COMPLICATION—The Simi Valley Community Foundation recently notified the city it may not have...more

Simi Valley council extends Under One Roof lease
Foundation: Simi Valley Community Foundation

MIKE HARRIS/THE STAR Jarrod DeGonia, chairman of the Simi Valley Community Foundation, obtained a six-month lease extension for the...more





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