Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2019, as well as the four previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Blacksmith Institute, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Adas Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservative Union Foundation N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 212,000
Clean Water Fund N/A NJ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Blacksmith Institute, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Adas Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservative Union Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 212,000
Clean Water Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Institute of Mathematics United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Blacksmith Institute, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Adas Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservative Union Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 212,000
Clean Water Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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13110 records found.