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Causes: Education

Mission: Magnify the influence and contribution of nonprofit businesses in Santa Clara County

Results: Increased voice and recognition of the Nonprofit sector in Santa Clara County Advocated for thousands of dollars be restored to Senior Nutrition, Youth Services, Juvenile Justice and a variety of health and human services Over 150 people annually attend our Health Care Reform Conferences to bring key information on the impact of the Affordable Care Act to the clients served by Nonprofits

Target demographics: advocate and empower the local nonprofit community, especially focused around our 200 health and human service member agencies.

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 500 nonprofit agencies

Geographic areas served: Santa Clara County

Programs: HandsOn Tech all.in - Advancing Leadership and Learning in Nonprofits Health Care Forums Nonprofit Information and Education Newsletters Advocacy Groups

Community Stories

4 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1 Mary176

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

SVCN is the voice of the nonprofit sector in Silicon Valley. I have known this organization since its inception, served on the board in its early years, and have had the pleasure of both being a member when I was a CEO and still am as a consultant to the sector. I can count on SVCN to not only know critical issues facing our local nonprofits but to have the clout to do something about them. Their award-winning Executive Director is phenomenal and has creatively leveraged her impact by creating and empowering a strong Leadership Group comprised on other nonprofit leaders. SVCN is a model organization for public policy advocacy, resource development, and leadership development. I can't imagine our community without them.

Ken Goldstein

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

SVCN has played a leading role in helping local nonprofits understand, negotiate, and succeed at being a part of the budget process at the county and city levels. Without this leadership, millions of dollars worth of vital human services in Santa Clara County would have been lost in recent years. Throughout the year SVCN also brings the nonprofit community together with important resources and the information they need to succeed at their missions. This is what dedication and leadership looks like.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I have been a member of the Leadership Group for SVCN since its inception. I have seen the power of the collective voice that SVCN so effectively harnesses on behal of the nonprofits it serves. Policy and practice has changed for the better due to the advocacy SVCN provides to the nonprofit sector. Proud to be a part of the work of this organization!

Debbie87

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Great agency to have on our side as a non-profit. We have made great strides as a County provider due to SVCN advocating on our behalf. Wealth of information to tap into regarding business, trainings, up to date newsletter with the most current events going on and mentoring.