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 Yearsort ascending Amount (USD)
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Conservacion Patagonica San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Runners San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Partners in Oakland Education Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 24,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
California Brain Tumor Association San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University at Albany Foundation Alameda NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
Page SUM 126,880

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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort ascending Amount (USD)
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Conservacion Patagonica San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Runners San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Partners in Oakland Education Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 24,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
California Brain Tumor Association San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University at Albany Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
Page SUM 126,880

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort ascending Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning IL Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History NY Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
News Literacy Project, Inc. DC Education Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Nuru International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Representation Project CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Strong City Baltimore MD Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
UNIDOSUS DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Campbell Union High School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 500
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative CO Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Page SUM 2,708,535

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort ascending Amount (USD)
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 18,545
The Global Development Incubator Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 103,500
Whole Armour International Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Committee for Green Foothills United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
No Excuses Unlimited United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 320,000
Life International United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Whitefish Community Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
GreenLight Fund Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fred T Korematsu Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,250,503

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13110 records found.