The World Is Home: A Case Study of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation


Brief: This case study tells the story of the ten-year evolution of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. In the span of a decade, SVCF has become the largest community foundation in the world, with over $8 billion in assets and disbursing grants in 89 countries. SVCF shares the same spirit of entrepreneurship, innovation, and risk-taking that thrives in its neighboring tech companies and start-ups. These qualities have enabled SVCF to grow from a local grantmaking hub to a major force in policy and social justice worldwide. In doing so, SVCF has redefined the "community" in "community foundation." To SVCF, "the world is home."

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