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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Fe Institute N/A NM United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Link Media, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 247,431
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Rescue Mission San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 3,493,781

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Fe Institute N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Link Media, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 400
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 247,431
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Rescue Mission San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Northwestern University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 3,493,781

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System CA Health Donor Advised 2018 81,532
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Smile Train, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Immanuel Lutheran Church of Saratoga CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voter Participation Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
UC Davis Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
All Five CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Global Development Incubator Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 -103,500
Shark Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 900
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation for Monterey County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 122,632

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Vahagn Setian Charitable Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Fe Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Year Up, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Link Media, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Donor Advised 2018 247,431
Essie Justice Group United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Rescue Mission United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Northwestern University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 3,493,781

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13110 records found.