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.

Recent News from Silicon Valley Community Foundation


Donors Race to Aid India During Covid Surge
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The catastrophic wave of Covid-19 in India has prompted donors to send millions of dollars to the country, which Tuesday crossed the grim mark of more than 20 million cases of the killer disease....more

Black leaders address vaccination efforts in Silicon Valley
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

San Jose has the lowest score in the South Bay, according to the index. Burke-Harris called on organizations like Silicon Valley Community...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Boston Foundation, California Community Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Essex County Community Foundation, Initiative Foundation, Jacobs Family Foundation, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rose Community Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Stanislaus Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Minneapolis Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, San Diego Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Washington Women's Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, William T. Grant Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation, Simons Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

We are grieving for those murdered in Atlanta | Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

... violent acts targeting Asian Americans in the Bay Area and across the country. Silicon Valley Community Foundation subsequently issued grants...more

Salinas to see new brand of affordable housing
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The work is also supported by nonprofits such as the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Community Foundation Santa Cruz County. As a...more

Campbell community briefs for the week of March 5
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Community Action Grants. Friday, March 5, is the last day to apply for a Faith Community Action Grant from the Silicon Valley Community...more

These very wealthy people gave away the most money in the US in 2020
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Biggest gifts: $60 million each to Chan Zuckerberg Donor Advised Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg...more

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Accepting Proposals for Arts & Culture Community Grants ...
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Grants will be for general and program support to nonprofit organizations that demonstrate a focus on engagement of BIPOC communities;...more

Julian Castro to headline Joint Venture's virtual “town hall”
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO Nicole Taylor will join Hancock to talk about the economic...more

San Mateo Co. Supes Establish $2.3M Relief For Eateries, Bars
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Another $1 million came from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and $384,000 came from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The ordinance...more



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