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 Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Niles Rotary Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Love, Inc. of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
National Audubon Society, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenlight Clinic San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Asian Americans for Community Involvement of Santa Clara Cou Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Niles Rotary Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Love, Inc. of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Partners and Advocates for Remarkable Children and Adults San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
National Audubon Society, Inc. San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenlight Clinic San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 282
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 290
ActionAid USA DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 292
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 299
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 299
Pug Rescue of Sacramento CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Techbridge Girls CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 5,942

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Denver Rescue Mission United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Hokoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Drexel University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Contemporary Jewish Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
Page SUM 5,044

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13110 records found.