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)
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
myAgro Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 736,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
French American International School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,175,225

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 736,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
French American International School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,175,225

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Corporation of Gonzaga University WA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Commonwealth Club of California CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
International Fire Relief Mission MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
University of Chicago IL Other Donor Advised 2018 207,328
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
That Man May See, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
National Domestic Workers Alliance Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 625
Santa Barbara Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Sky's the Limit Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,025,000
University of Virginia Engineering Foundation, Inc. VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 2,816,203

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 249,691
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Crisis Intervention Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vision to Learn United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Mary's Catholic School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Church of the Ascension United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gogebic Community College Found United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Africa Vocational Education, Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Transgender Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 338
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Summit Preparatory Charter High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Lyme Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,354,379

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13110 records found.