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Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 01/18/2017
Last grant data update: 03/18/2017

At A Glance

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

(also known as SVCF)

2440 West El Camino Real, Ste. 300

Mountain View, CA United States 94040-1498

Telephone: (650) 450-5400

URL: www.siliconvalleycf.org

Type of Grantmaker

Community foundation

EIN

205205488

BRIDGE Number

6773503929

Background

Established in 2007 in CA - The foundation was created in 2006 through the landmark merger of Peninsula Community Foundation and Community Foundation Silicon Valley, and launched in January 2007 The grantmaker is a signatory to Philanthropy’s Promise, an initiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). By signing on, the grantmaker has committed to allocating the majority of its grantmaking dollars to marginalized communities and at least 25 percent to social justice strategies, such as advocacy, community organizing, and civic engagement

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to strengthen the common good, improve quality of life and address the most challenging problems of the community. The foundation's endowment grantmaking strategies are focused on five key areas: Economic Security, Education, Immigrant Integration, Regional Planning, and Community Opportunity Fund.