Silicon Valley Community Foundation Overview

  • www.siliconvalleycf.org
  • Mountain View, United States
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 2007
  • Non-profit Organisation
  • Grantmaking & Charitable Foundations
  • $5 to $25 million (USD)

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Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. As the largest community foundation in the world, we engage donors and corporations from around Silicon Valley, the country, and the globe to make our region and world better ...
Mission: Silicon Valley Community Foundation is a comprehensive center of philanthropy. Through visionary leadership, strategic grantmaking and world-class experiences, we partner with donors to strengthen the common good locally and throughout the world.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Reviews

2.4
23%
Recommend to a Friend
4%
Approve of CEO
Emmett D. Carson
Emmett D. Carson
40 Ratings
3.0
Former Employee, more than 1 year

"Great People, Struggling in Development"

Sep. 30, 2022 - Corporate Giving in Mountain View, CA
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Positive Outlook

Pros

The people that worked with me were truly amazing individuals. The work that we did was engaging, and empowering and gave you perspective on certain local and nationwide initiatives. The building

Cons

Management needed to be re-trained and properly developed. Low wages and salary for Silicon Valley. There were some departments that were more affected by toxic leadership than others. There would

Advice to Management

There were grants being made for fair wages, yet the foundation would not pay quite fairly often for the amount of work and dedication required. Need more structure and opportunities for growth.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Silicon Valley Community Foundation

2.5
(15 reviews)

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Silicon Valley Community Foundation Interviews

Experience
Positive31%
Negative31%
Neutral38%
Getting an Interview
Applied online86%
Recruiter10%
Recruitment Agency5%
Difficulty
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  1. Philanthropic Advisor/Development Interview

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    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Initial screen with team lead was excellent, the team interview was stilted and dismissive. After further review, one of the interviewers was applying for the job as well. The conflict of interest was inappropriate.
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Employees rate Silicon Valley Community Foundation 2.4 out of 5 stars based on 73 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 23% of employees would recommend working at Silicon Valley Community Foundation to a friend. This is based on 69 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

31% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Silicon Valley Community Foundation as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.7 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

24% of employees think that Silicon Valley Community Foundation has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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