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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Association of the United States Army Inc San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pathways for Kids San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Redwood City Friends of Literacy San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Page SUM 219,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Association of the United States Army Inc San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pathways for Kids San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Redwood City Friends of Literacy San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Page SUM 219,050

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Foundation Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wishbone Org CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Fundacion De Culebra Inc PR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision to Learn CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sacred Heart Nativity School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
UMBC Foundation MD Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,750
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maram Foundation TX International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Give US the Floor CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Page SUM 289,875

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Family Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pastor of Our Lady of Refuge United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North American Grouse Partnership United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 165,000
Envelop United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Keys Family Day School, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Las Lomitas Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Encounter Programs Incorporated United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 484,000

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