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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Third Way Institute N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
La Jolla Music Society N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
World Pulse Voices N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The University of Sydney N/A NSW Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,175
Northwest Health Foundation II N/A OR United States Donor Advised 2018 200,000
The Baylor School N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A CO United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
National Academy of Engineering Fund N/A GA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hospice Family Care N/A AL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Mid Florida Housing Partnership, Inc. N/A FL United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. N/A DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Wreaths Across America N/A ME United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 3,056,675

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Third Way Institute N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
La Jolla Music Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
World Pulse Voices N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The University of Sydney N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,175
Northwest Health Foundation II N/A Donor Advised 2018 200,000
The Baylor School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
National Academy of Engineering Fund N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hospice Family Care N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Mid Florida Housing Partnership, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Wreaths Across America N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 3,056,675

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Wild Alliance WA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Groundswell Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Tebah USA WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Henry M. Gunn High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
AOPA Foundation MD Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Resource Conservation District CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ashland Emergency Food Bank OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church GA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 3,141,729

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junipero Serra High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
High-Tech High Heels United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Battery Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Four-Eighteen Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Eye to Eye, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Shin Shin Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greenwich Academy, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Project HIRED United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 387,112

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13110 records found.