About Us

About Us

Rooted in Community Philanthropy

Founded in 1989, the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley (HFSV) brings together thought leaders, corporate supporters and inspiring, on-the-ground advocates dedicated to improving the lives and futures of Latinos in the region. By forging alliances with and among these regional forces, we stand together to make a difference where we live. 

Our Focus

Our work began with the first Hispanic Foundation Ball in 1990. Three decades later, this annual and ever-growing gala celebrates Hispanic philanthropy, raises awareness of issues impacting the Latino community, and honors change-making volunteerism. 

Over the years, we have broadened our reach by innovating programs focused on educational excellence and leadership development among Silicon Valley Latino youth, including how to empower and engage their families.

For more information, read our latest Annual Report

Our Mission & Vision

The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley is dedicated to empowering the lives and futures of Latinos in Silicon Valley through community philanthropy, investment in educational excellence, leadership development, and the convening and engaging of the region’s dynamic Hispanic community.


Since its inception the annual gala has been a joyous and important event for the Hispanic community of Silicon Valley—a galvanizing moment to gather and celebrate successes. It has also been a crucial source of organizational funding.


A transformational decade for the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley.


With a strong foundation underneath us, we set forth initiatives to pursue a better quality of life in Silicon Valley.

The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley is extremely proud of our growth over the years. HFSV receives support from a number of different sources including, foundations, corporations, events, and individual donors. As one of the core values of ours is transparency, we have provided a pdf of our IRS Form 990 and independent audit report for your convenience.

HFSV is a 501c(3) tax exempt organization, your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law: EIN #77-0481921

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