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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American University in Cairo N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena N/A PR Puerto Rico Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri N/A UT United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Free the Slaves Inc N/A DC United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Equality Now, Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Trinity Christian College Association N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Defense Fund N/A DC United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund N/A CO United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Girl Geek Academy N/A Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,554,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American University in Cairo N/A Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Free the Slaves Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Equality Now, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Trinity Christian College Association N/A Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Defense Fund N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund N/A Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Girl Geek Academy N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,554,100

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish NY Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Advance Democracy Inc VA Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International GA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund CO Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center CA Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Fordham University NY Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc NY Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Equality Now, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,416,643

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American University in Cairo United States Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena Puerto Rico Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Genesys Works Bay Area United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Free the Slaves Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Equality Now, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Trinity Christian College Association United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Defense Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shakespeare-San Francisco United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,554,100

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13110 records found.