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Our Impact

This past year, we granted $360,000 the following local Jewish organizations
with the collective support of our donors. 

BBYO Repair the World
Chabad of Almaden
Chabad of San Jose 
Chabad of Santa Clara
Congregation Shir Hadash
Hillel of Silicon Valley
Jewish Family Services SV
J Leaders (of JHTC)
Santa Cruz Hillel
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival
SJSU Jewish Studies
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School
Temple Emanu-El
Tides Center
Yavneh Day School

Our Stories

Why Give

Our Vision

To ensure a vibrant Jewish community in Silicon Valley and promote the well-being of all people by providing visionary leadership, philanthropic support, and meaningful programs and experiences that are rooted in Jewish values and traditions.

Your Support is Vital

When you donate to Jewish Silicon Valley, you are changing lives. Your gift will provide support in three critical areas:

  • Programs that improve people’s lives Jewishly, with a focus on Youth & Family Engagement, Healthy Aging and Jewish Life & Culture.
  • Community building and leadership development, through partnerships with local Jewish and other community agencies to foster collaboration, empower community leaders, inspire the next generation, and build bridges of understanding.
  • Philanthropy that provides support for local Jewish organizations and Jewish communal needs locally, nationally, in Israel and around the world.

Where Your Money Goes

In the 2020-2021 fiscal year, we supported 16 local initiatives from 14 agencies.
To learn more about how our work touched the community in 2020-2021, see our Impact Report (PDF).

Donor-Advised Funds

A Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) is a simple and low-cost philanthropic vehicle that allows you to set aside charitable dollars in a tax-efficient way for grantmaking now or in the future. Jewish Silicon Valley offers a variety of opportunities to invest in your passions. When you establish a DAF with us, you create a base of financial support for the Jewish community, as well as the general community. 

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Corporate Alliances

We are philanthropic champions for the Jewish community with the potential to influence and direct generosity and investments — we want to do big things! Every year, events at our APJCC attract thousands of people, including business leaders, as well as our most respected philanthropists. Supporting JSV will increase your company’s visibility, enhance your corporate image and generate goodwill among the people who count the most: our donors and program participants – your clients. 

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Community Legacy Project

Jewish Silicon Valley is proud to partner with the Silicon Valley Jewish Community Legacy Project* which encourages donors to make a gift through their will, beneficiary designation in a retirement account, or other means of future gift planning to benefit their favorite Jewish charitable organizations for generations to come. 

If you have already included Jewish Silicon Valley in your will or estate plans, please let us know. We want to acknowledge and thank you properly. The best way to inform us is to fill out this form (PDF).  

*The Silicon Valley Jewish Community Legacy Project is a collaborative program including community synagogues and agencies to raise endowment funding to benefit and strengthen these organizations and perpetuate our Jewish community.

To create your legacy, contact us at 408.357.7401 or [email protected].

Jewish Silicon Valley is committed to the Code of Ethical Standards set forth by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.