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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


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

The truism that the Silicon Valley doesn't support the arts might not be true any more in the Bay Area
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Conventional explanations for tech's philanthropic reticence include the ... A 2016 report from the Silicon Valley philanthropy consulting...more

Zuckerberg-funded nonprofit heavily favored Dems in allotting millions in election aid - The Ohio Star
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

IRS 990s detail where organizations received and spent money. Zuckerberg funneled some $328 million through the Silicon Valley Community Foundation,...more

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Skoll World Forum; April 5-8, 2022; Oxford, England - MicroCapital
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Skoll Foundation, Skoll Fund

Every month since 2006, our newspaper has been covering financial inclusion and impact investing. Business Planning with Microfin · Sustainable...more



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