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 Statesort ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A OH United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc N/A OH United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Dayton N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Case Western Reserve University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Youngstown State University Foundation N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 37,500
Camping & Education Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Xavier High School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ohio Campus Compact N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association N/A OH United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation N/A OH United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative N/A OH United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Ohio Organizing Collaborative N/A OH United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Youngstown State University N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Knowledgeworks Foundation N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Dominican Sisters St Mary of the Springs Columbus Ohio N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 710,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Metta Forest Monastery Wat Mettavanaram N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Colorado State University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American India Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
American Indian College Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Hatch Enterprise N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 34,338
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Camp for All Kids N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Church Health Center of Memphis Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 111,938

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Denison University OH Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Case Western Reserve University OH Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Achievement Center for Children OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pink Ribbon Girls Inc OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Kevin Coleman Foundation Inc OH General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Case Western Reserve University OH Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Chalkbeat, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 3,125
St. Lawrence University NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jaipur Foot Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. NY Other Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations NY Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. NY Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Photographers Without Borders Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One Acre Fund NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 282
Trustees of Union College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Childrens Aid College Prep Charter School NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 194,107

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boise State University Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Casa De Clara Catholic Worker United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bridge House United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Meor Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,400
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Institute for Middle East Understanding United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
USA West Province, Society of Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
GiveWell United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Karolinska Institutet Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Open Philanthropy Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 33,200,650

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