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


Opinion: The chip industry's Old Boys Club may be experiencing its #MeToo moment
Foundation: Nike , Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Even Silicon Valley's biggest philanthropy could not escape — as MarketWatch recently reported, a Silicon Valley Community Foundation...more

Wealthy fuel charter schools; philanthropy affects states' education policy
Foundation: Gates Foundation

“The philanthropic support is essential for a small group of schools” that represents disadvantaged families without their own political power,...more

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Names New Vice President of Donor Services
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which parted ways with its two top officials this past spring over claims of pervasive sexual harassment,...more

Silicon Valley's cautionary tale shows what can go wrong when charities get obsessed with growth
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation formed in 2007 when two smaller Northern California charities merged. As a community foundation, its...more

Rockefeller Names Director of Democracy Building; Ford Hires Program Officer for Creativity
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Open Society Foundations

In this role, she will direct the philanthropy's grant-making efforts to bolster democratic institutions such as voter registration, fair electoral maps,...more

CEO of Silicon Valley nonprofit foundation ousted
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

CEO of Silicon Valley nonprofit foundation ousted ... a "command-and-control" management style and inappropriate conduct including public...more

Silicon Valley billionaires' favorite nonprofit crumbles beneath mounting greed
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Carson's departure was the culmination of a deconstruction that began with a bombshell report in April from the Chronicle of Philanthropy. .... In a 2017 report on DAFs by the National Philanthropic...more

The CEO of Silicon Valley's biggest charitable foundation has resigned over allegations of a 'toxic ...
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Silicon Valley's billionaires and big tech corporations love to donate to a charitable foundation called the Silicon Valley Community...more

Emmett Carson Officially Out as Head of Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Mari Ellen Loijens (R) with Silicon Valley Community Foundation CEO Emmett Carson (L) at the Foundation's regional meeting in 2017....more

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Chief Ousted Over Harassment Allegations
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the world's largest community foundation, has been pushed out following investigations...more

Geographic Focus

San Mateo County, CA
Santa Clara County, CA

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