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)
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Film Institute Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Friends of the Elephant Seal N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Just Vision Inc N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Kiss the Ground N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Food Chain Workers Alliance N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Film Institute Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for the Mid South N/A MS United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,700
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Maine Behavioral Healthcare N/A ME United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Elephant Seal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Just Vision Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Kiss the Ground N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Food Chain Workers Alliance N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Film Institute Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for the Mid South N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,700
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Maine Behavioral Healthcare N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gay Pride Celebration Committee of San Jose Santa Clara Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 254,650

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Land Trust Alliance Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 33,500
Environmental Leadership Program MD Environment Donor Advised 2019 7,275
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
First Amendment Coalition CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 500
Forward Justice NC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mark Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 800
American Friends of the Israel Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mercy Ships TX Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Monastery of Christ in the Desert NM Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association IA Health Donor Advised 2019 62,000
Asia Society CA International Development Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Golden State Youth Orchestra Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Groundswell Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies CA Health Donor Advised 2019 500,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Redistricting Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 958,275

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Elephant Seal United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Just Vision Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Kiss the Ground United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Food Chain Workers Alliance United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for the Mid South United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2019 2,700
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Maine Behavioral Healthcare United States Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Amherst College Trustees United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gay Pride Celebration Committee of San Jose United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 254,650

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13280 records found.