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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Resort Alameda CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
PICO National Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Research Foundation for the State University of New York Alameda NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,470
Children Now Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,558,675

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Resort Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
Fremont Education Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 450
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Research Foundation for the State University of New York Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,470
Children Now Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,558,675

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gathering for Women - Monterey CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Half the Sky Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School MD Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Buddhist Temple CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hand to Hold TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Beloit College WI Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Inc. IL Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc MA Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Keshet IL Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Achungo Community Center CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Living Beyond Breast Cancer PA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
One Refugee Child Inc. CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 5,181,600

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