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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Belle Foundation for Cultural Development Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Baykeeper Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Belle Foundation for Cultural Development Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Khan Academy Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Milpitas Christian School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Meals on Wheels America United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Trout Unlimited Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Jewish Committee United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Help Animals India United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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13110 records found.