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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.

Recent News from Silicon Valley Community Foundation


Philanthropy Now podcast: Open… - Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Open Philanthropy: How Donors Can Support the Criminal Justice Reform ... promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging...more

Resilia, Software Provider For Nonprofits, Raises $35 Million - Shoppe Black
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

“This latest investment gets us closer to realizing our vision of democratizing philanthropy by reallocating power over its decision-making...more

Left-Wing Billionaire Dustin Moskovitz - Capital Research Center
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The brand of politically guided philanthropy created by George Soros has ... Moskovitz has spent years building up his own philanthropic...more

Mountain View accepts $100000 grant for universal basic income program
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Executive Vice President of Community Action, Policy and Strategy Gina D. Dalma commended the city for its...more

Visualize This: Donor-Advised Funds As Largest Recipients of Charitable Gifts
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

... the first time in 2016, edging the United Way out of its traditional top spot on the Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual list of top...more

Local Scene: More microbusiness grants, candidate forums | Morgan Hill, San Martin, CA
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Second round opens for microbusiness grants. The County of Santa Clara and the Enterprise Foundation have begun accepting applications for...more

Inaugural Cookout Aims To Celebrate Santa Cruz's Black Community
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Ayo Banjo, a community activist and UCSC researcher, was taking a break on a nearby beach when he started thinking about the Black population in Santa Cruz County. In this county, Banjo estimates...more

'Stunned by this generosity': Anonymous donor gives $350000 to Holiday Fund - | Palo Alto Online |
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Working through the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the philanthropist asked to remain anonymous while giving $250,000 to the Weekly's...more

Time to create relationships to earn honors, awards, and scholarships
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

FOR YOUR INFORMATIOM – BUILDING FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS – Updates from the Funding College Project. We have operated a non-commercial activity...more

Donor-Advised Funds a Critical Lifeline for Education - Philanthropy Roundtable
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

In an age of declining state and federal funding for universities, including university research and development, DAF philanthropy provides...more



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