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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wagner Society of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Simon Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 14,000
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 27,000
East Palo Alto Academy San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Death Penalty Focus San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Project MORE Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 499,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grace Wilsey Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Burlingame High School Parents Group, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Notre Dame High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 800
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 43,050

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Dreams for Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Diego Museum of Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pastor of Our Lady of Refuge CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Uplift Family Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Faith in Action Bay Area CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Plan of Action for Challenging Times Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Glaucoma Research Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Foundation for Regional Transit CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 21,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
America SCORES Bay Area CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
History San Jose CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
The Dalmatian Dreams Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Green Foothills Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 146,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mentor Tutor Connection United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Teach for America, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Caterinas Club United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Thistle Farms Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Pittsburgh United States Education Donor Advised 2018 64,000
Page SUM 150,500

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