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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 207,477
War Child UK N/A England International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Teesside University N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 224,747
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
SCI Foundation N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Access to Business N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Loughborough University N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Reprezent ltd N/A England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 581
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,486
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,289
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,756,250
Oxfordshire Community Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Humane Slaughter Association N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 570,402
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,178
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,795,803
University of Wolverhampton N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 13,741,670

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 275
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
Shepherd's Gate Alameda Other Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Shotgun Players Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,072,288

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Wu Yee Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Yellow Barn Inc VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 909,548

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2019 207,477
War Child UK England International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Teesside University England Education Donor Advised 2019 224,747
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Committee Advised 2019 50,000
SCI Foundation England Health Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Loughborough University England Education Corporate Advised 2019 4,000
Loughborough University England Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Reprezent ltd England Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 581
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,486
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,289
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,756,250
Oxfordshire Community Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Humane Slaughter Association England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 570,402
UK Online Giving Foundation England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 1,178
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,795,803
University of Wolverhampton England Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 13,741,670

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13280 records found.