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


Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO: Local nonprofits have given so much, but there's ...
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is the biggest nonprofit in the region. CEO Nicole Taylor says its committed to helping other...more

Southwest Airlines commits $10 million to Yale University to support climate change initiatives
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The pledge will also support research and educational efforts at the Yale School of the Environment to explore the current state of...more

The Castellano Community Foundation - Silicon Valley Business Journal
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Earlier this year, the foundation teamed with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to announce their LatinXCEL Fund — a $10 million...more

Three Valleys Community Foundation Launches with a Goal to Support Local Nonprofit ...
Foundation: East Bay Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Three Valleys Community Foundation (3VCF) aims to broaden philanthropic support by benefitting local nonprofits, along with donors by connecting...more

CSE on Its Way to Change the Planet by Educating 100000 Corporate Professionals and ...
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Based in part on his work with the Sustainability Academy, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the largest community foundation in US...more

Who will get Powell Jobs' $3.5B gift for climate work?
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation, Lilly Endowment

The website Inside Philanthropy first reported on Waverley's DAF contributions ... does much of her philanthropic work through Emerson...more

The African Diaspora Network Invests In Black American Entrepreneurs - Forbes
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

To be considered for the program, the organization must have been founded or co-lead by a Black entrepreneur and have a social impact. Organizations can be...more

Women, minorities manage 17% of major foundations' assets :: WRAL.com
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Casey Family Programs, Knight Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Tulsa Community Foundation

By ALEX DANIELS of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Chronicle of Philanthropy. Less than 20% of the assets held by major foundations is invested by...more

Women, minorities manage 17% of major foundations' assets | National | wdrb.com
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Casey Family Programs, Knight Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Tulsa Community Foundation

The Gates Foundation, the largest private philanthropy in the United States with about $50 billion in assets, participated, but the study did not...more

Women, Minorities Manage Only 17% Of Major Foundations' Assets
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Casey Family Programs, Knight Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Tulsa Community Foundation

Less than 20% of the assets held by major foundations is invested by outside firms run by women or people of color, according to a report released Thursday. The report found that 30 of the largest...more



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