Preparing citizens who chose to participate in the political process with the knowledge, resources and networks they need to be successful.

The SVO Candidate Cultivation Academy (CCA) is a comprehensive, six-month training program for business people who are interested in either elected or appointed public office. The SVO CCA is nonpartisan and works in concert with The SVO's efforts to make Silicon Valley the best place to live, work, play, and run a business in by identifying and fostering the development of future pro-business candidates.

First Cohort takes place January - June 2019

Reach out to Executive Vice President Madison Nguyen at for application. All applications are due Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.

The SVO Candidate Cultivation Academy

All those interested in the program, please fill out the form below. You will receive a response within 48 hours.

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