To help launch a new vision for Silicon Valley by supporting development of a focused plan aimed at making downtown San Jose a more viable, fun and pedestrian-friendly place
To create a new sense of place in Silicon Valley by supporting an initiative that uses the lens of creativity to bring the future into focus and inspire physical and cultural improvements
To provide both referral and intensive case management/mental health intervention services for up to 280 low-income families with children 0-5 years residing in the Mayfair neighborhood of East San Jose
To seed a change from individual to collaborative activity by funding the ALF Network Development Fund and co-creating the Common Good Collaborative
To expand the "Arts4School" program already in place in East Palo Alto's Costaño Elementary School and to replicate it in east San Jose's Lyndale Elementary School
For 45 ballet school scholarships for underserved students
To provide general operating support for BenitoLink.com, a new, hyperlocal website with mobile capability that responds to San Benito County residents’ need for a central, single place to find useful information and communicate with each other about their community.
To attract and retain talent, expand opportunity and build civic engagement by funding the creation and operation of the Better Block Foundation, a nonprofit focused on engaging people in rapidly making their neighborhoods more vibrant.
To support talent attraction and retention in San Jose through the development of a branding and marketing campaign aimed to lure talent, jobs and opportunity to the city
To help low-income San Jose residents gain digital literacy and digital media literacy skills that enable them to more effectively participate together in civic affairs.
To make C.E.O. Women's economic opportunity program available to immigrant and refugee women of San Jose and eventually to other communities
Encouraging deeper resident attachment to San Jose by launching San Jose Walks, a program that encourages urban exploration and celebrates neighborhoods through walking