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Philanthropic Ventures Foundation (PVF)

Joined in August 2008

About Us

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation (PVF) takes a unique approach to philanthropy, serving as a demonstration foundation, taking risks and trying new approaches to meet community needs. Under the stewardship of founder Bill Somerville, PVF has gained national recognition for pioneering innovative and creative approaches to grantmaking – including immediate response resource grants and customizing grant programs for donors. Ours is a grassroots approach that champions people and ideas to maximize the social impact of every donated dollar.

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation (PVF) takes a unique approach to philanthropy, serving as a demonstration foundation, taking risks and trying new approaches to meet community needs. Under the stewardship of founder Bill Somerville, PVF…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Philanthropy

Location

  • 1222 Preservation Park Way
    Rear Unit, 1st Floor
    Oakland, CA 94612

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