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)
Peninsula Ball Foundation San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Nature Institute Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Carey School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Foundation Center San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 222,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Trout San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Save the Blue San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Immaculate Conception Academy San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 58,600

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Wisdom Sun CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TransFormCA CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 725,000
Common Cause Education Fund CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Life Transitions Network CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rocketship Redwood City CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Rescue Mission CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cancer Commons CA Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,003,100

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