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.

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Recent News from Silicon Valley Community Foundation


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

San Mateo County Establishes $2.3M Relief Fund for Restaurants, Wineries, Breweries
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

... funds towards it. Another $1 million came from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and $384,000 came from the Silicon Valley Community...more

Anonymous donor gives $250K to Holiday Fund
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The program is a partnership with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which manages and distributes the grants. Every dollar donated is...more

Editorial -- Holiday Fund: Helping those devastated by pandemic and its impacts
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Since the Pleasanton Weekly and its Holiday Fund partner, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, cover all the administrative costs of the...more

Philanthropy and Civic Participation: Lessons from the 2020 Election
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

... California Fires – Organizations involved in recovery and relief efforts · California philanthropic organizations pledge to take bold steps to fight...more

How you can help those in need this holiday season
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

All contributions go back to service groups with help from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which handles and distributes the...more

Geographic Focus for Silicon Valley Community Foundation

San Mateo County, CA
Santa Clara County, CA

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