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

Social Media Links

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Twitter - @siliconvalleycf

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$2,081,920,000 - 2011-12-31
$1,943,885,894 - 2007-12-31


$97,624,976 - 2011-12-31
$243,245,861 - 2007-12-31

Community Foundation Background


Recent News from Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Coronavirus: Community Foundation COVID-19 grants near $900K
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Solano Community Foundation

Amid the ongoing pandemic, the Solano Community Foundation has awarded 90 COVID-19 focused grants totaling $894,898 as of Sept. 30, it...more

Racial inequity a focus for new Silicon Valley Community Foundation panel
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

According to the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Justice, only 10% of U.S. grant dollars are targeted toward people of color. ... Habitat, said representation in philanthropy is just as important...more

Yes on Prop. 15
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

A recent study was released by Beacon Economics, commissioned by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. It included 13 counties in the...more

Prominent alumni join in welcoming new graduate students to Stanford
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

President and CEO, Silicon Valley Community Foundation Jerry Yang, '90, MS '90. Co-founder, Yahoo, Stanford Trustee Charles Young, '91, MBA...more

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative providing $1.3M in additional COVID-19 relief grants
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Grants will also fund more than 1,350 WiFi hotspots to the San Mateo ... go to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation's COVID-19 Childcare...more

San Jose's Good Karma Bikes pays bicycle donation forward
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION'S NEW GUIDE: Lots of people in Silicon Valley would like to support Black-led organizations, but don't necessarily...more

Philanthropy Now podcast: Fighting health-related systemic disparities with the COVID-19 Black ...
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Welcome to the second episode in our SVCF Philanthropy Now podcast mini-series featuring conversations focused on Racial Equity and...more

Geographic Focus

San Mateo County, CA
Santa Clara County, CA

Community Vital Signs for San Mateo, CA

Social Enterprise Network Sites

The Charities Aid Foundation has set up a scheme, called the Social Enterprise Assist, that will render interest-free loans of up to £10,000 each to help social enterprise start-ups.

Jobs in the Social Sector

  Human Services Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs

Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs

Edited by: Michael Saunders

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