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


Working Scholars Named California Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Jerry Hill
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Working Scholars is a fiscal sponsorship fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity registered in the United States,...more

Working Scholars Named California Nonprofit of the Year by Senator…
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Study.com is proud to announce that Senator Jerry Hill has selected its Working Scholars program as the Nonprofit of the Year for California's...more

Taxing donor-advised funds
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

... and control tax-favored wealth with no substantial philanthropic benefit. ... Donor-advised funds, like the private foundations they emulate, can be used to accumulate funds income tax-free...more

Raising A Reader Appoints Nonprofit Executive Michelle Torgerson as President and CEO
Foundation: Raising A Reader, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Erica Wood, chief community impact officer for Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), has been serving as interim president and CEO...more

Update from Interim President Greg Avis
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Much of my work in the eleven days since I joined the community foundation has been dedicated to the issues confronting us at this moment in...more

Silicon Valley's $13B nonprofit takes another hit: Toxic culture costs them 3 executives
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

On Friday, the New York Times published yet another exposé on the “toxic,” grow-at-all-costs culture at the Silicon Valley Community...more

Where Silicon Valley Puts Its Money
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Sobrato Family Foundation, Ford Foundation

Last year, the Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund received $114 million from ..... A coalition of philanthropic trade associations even sent a letter to...more

'He could have stopped this': the $18bn charity with a toxic culture
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

But inside the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which counts ... and the foundation increasingly gave grants not just to local groups, but...more

Columbus Foundation Awards $1.4 Million in Arts-Related Grants
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Columbus Foundation

The Columbus Foundation has announced grants totaling $1.4 million to fifty-one small or midsize arts organizations serving central...more

Inside a Powerful Silicon Valley Charity, a Toxic Culture Festered
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Microsoft, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's problems burst into view last month, when the Chronicle of Philanthropy published a detailed...more

Geographic Focus

San Mateo County, CA
Santa Clara County, CA

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