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


'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

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



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