September 10, 2019

It has been just over a month since the devastating shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Those affected are still reeling from the heartbreak and working every day to achieve some semblance of normally in their life. Yet, every day we continue to see our community c...

June 25, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits board, staff and community partners welcomed Kyra Kazantzis as the new SVCN CEO at Forager Tasting Room and Eatery in Downtown San José.

As community partners and leaders joined in celebration, County Supervisor...

May 15, 2019

After five successful years of OnBoard events on the peninsula hosted by Thrive, SVCN partnered with CEN and Thrive this year to host the first OnBoard Match event in San Jose through OnBoard Together.

This new collaboration combined board development trainings with Thr...

April 10, 2019

Board of Directors Selects Housing Leader and Community Lawyer to Succeed Long-Time CEO Patricia Gardner

SAN JOSE, CA, April 10, 2019 – The Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits today announced that its Board of Directors has selected Kyra Kazantzis as Chief Executi...

March 20, 2019

We are thrilled to announce OnBoard Together, a Silicon Valley-wide initiative dedicated to helping local nonprofits create strong boards of directors.
This is a joint venture of Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County, Center for Excellence in Nonpro...

March 5, 2019

California Law Prohibits Workplace Discrimination and Harassment

Did you know that California now requires companies with 5+ employees to provide harassment training? This not only includes Part-time and Full-time staff, but your temporary or seasonal staff as well (i.e...

January 23, 2019

The SVCN Change Maker award started in 2000 with a very simple goal – to put a spotlight on community activism in Santa Clara County. As we end 2018, we are pleased to acknowledge this year’s Change Maker award recipients who have helped create significant change in ou...

August 3, 2018

Chief Executive Officer Patricia Gardner to Step Down in Early 2019
Board Search for Successor Begins this Fall

SAN JOSE, CA, Aug. 3, 2018 – The Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits today announced that Patricia Gardner will transition out of her position as Chief Execu...

July 12, 2018

The report identifies needs and disparities of services in different parts of the County.


San Jose, California — The Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits this week released a report on the social and economic status of local nonprofit organizations. “The Non...

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