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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 3,664
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa MA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 966,464

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 3,664
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 966,464

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Orchard Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation NY Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values MA Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Lions Club International Ftdn IL Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Transfiguration Episcopal Church CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Genesys Works Bay Area CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc NY Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Free the Slaves Inc DC Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Unbounded Learning Inc NY Donor Advised 2018 800,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Sarara Institute CO Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Page SUM 2,107,662

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 55,000

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