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)
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Willow Oaks Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Union College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campaign Against Living Miserably N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 560,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Sydney N/A NSW Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
SPUR San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Simi Valley Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 758,469

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Willow Oaks Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Union College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campaign Against Living Miserably N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 560,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Sydney N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
SPUR San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Simi Valley Education Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 758,469

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rocky Mountain Institute CO Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seedlings of Change Inc MT Other Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Gaucher Research Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Coral Reef Alliance CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 206,904
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc FL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Free Spirit Media NFP IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,625
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Special Olympics, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Speaks Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Bring Change 2 Mind CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 807,729

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Willow Oaks Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Union College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
100 Women Charitable Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campaign Against Living Miserably England Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Donor Advised 2018 560,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Secular Coalition for America Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Park Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
SPUR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Simi Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 758,469

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13110 records found.