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


Gilroy strong: Hundreds of residents stand tall at vigil in wake of mass shooting
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

... director of the Gilroy Foundation, which is collecting donations with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to give to shooting...more

How To Help Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting Victims
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The Gilroy Foundation and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation have partnered to establish a charitable fund to provide relief for victims,...more

10 top acts highlight the 30th San Jose Jazz summer fest
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

11 Silicon Valley Community Foundation Hammer Theatre Stage. Elio Villafranca's Cinque: Inspired by the feats of Joseph Cinque, who led the...more

Gilroy Foundation sets up fund to benefit shooting victims
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Victims Relief Fund was created in partnership with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and the SVCF has donated...more

Assembly votes to make civil damages awards system more fair, end discrimination of minority ...
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Katie Hanzlik, press secretary for Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys), referenced a number of cases documented by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation...more

Puppy love: Meet Finn, the San Jose Sharks' newest addition
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Like many other mergers of Bay Area organizations with similar missions — the United Way, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Silicon...more

The Venceremos Brigade: Fifty Years of Cuban Solidarity
Foundation: Proteus Fund, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Tides Foundation

... and the SEIU, as well as other 501(c)(3) nonprofits like the Proteus Fund, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and the Tides...more

Follow the Talent: ImpactAlpha's 'Agents of Impact' Special Report for July 12
Foundation: REDF, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Social Finance is seeking a managing director of social investment in Boston… The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship seeks...more

Stephen Piscotty and a beloved parent's legacy
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

They created the ALS Cure Project, under the auspices of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, to raise money for scientific research aimed...more

$3 Million in the Hole: Steyer and Soros-backed ThinkProgress Shutting Down and Selling
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

... The Silicon Valley Community Foundation and The Sandler Foundation, who are all listed in the “$1,000,000 or More” section of CAP's donor...more

Geographic Focus

San Mateo County, CA
Santa Clara County, CA

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