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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Southampton N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nottingham N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 11,260
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women N/A England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Fawcett Society N/A England Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Women’s Aid Federation of England N/A England Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
Compassion in World Farming N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,720
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
InsightShare Network N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
China Dialogue Trust N/A England Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 12,453
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New Economy Organisers Network N/A England Community Development Donor Advised 2018 42,285
Campaign Against Living Miserably N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 850,000
University of Bristol N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Jimma University N/A Ethiopia Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Page SUM 1,401,895

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Abode Services Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Transgender Law Center Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 332,250

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Earthjustice CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings DC Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Lanai Culture & Heritage Center HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Law and Social Policy DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,800
Passageway Scholarship Foundation NV Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Save the Redwoods League CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vermont Public Radio VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Chiefs for Change DC Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Watershed Center VT Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Children of Haiti Enhancement Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 437,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Southampton England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nottingham England Education Donor Advised 2018 11,260
Cherie Blair Foundation For Women England Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Fawcett Society England Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Women’s Aid Federation of England England Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
Compassion in World Farming England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,720
University College London England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
InsightShare Network England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
China Dialogue Trust England Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 12,453
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New Economy Organisers Network England Community Development Donor Advised 2018 42,285
Campaign Against Living Miserably England Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 850,000
University of Bristol England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Simprints England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Jimma University Ethiopia Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Page SUM 1,401,895

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13110 records found.