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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Flti N/A AR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Workshops for Warriors Inc N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Public Radio N/A CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 240
OC International, Inc. N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pine Street Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Kauai Lifeguard Association N/A HI United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New York Road Runners Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Life Transitions Network San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 56,690

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Public Radio N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 240
OC International, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pine Street Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Kauai Lifeguard Association N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New York Road Runners Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karuna-Shechen USA N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Life Transitions Network San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 126,390
Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Amadiora A.C. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,000
Bard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 500,780

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Regents University of California Los Angeles CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Bolinas Community, Inc. CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,763
Equitable Food Initiative DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way of the Bay Area CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact Experience Institute CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,100
First Amendment Coalition CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Whole Womans Advocacy Alliance VA Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 41,523
Indigenous Educational Network of Turtle Island MN Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association IL Health Donor Advised 2018 8,100
Repairers of the Breach Inc NC Religion Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Progress CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 31,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 563,736

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
OC International, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pine Street Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Kauai Lifeguard Association United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New York Road Runners Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
California Polytechnic State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karuna-Shechen USA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Life Transitions Network United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 126,390
Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Concentric Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Amadiora A.C. Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,000
Bard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Christian Community Development Association United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Douglas County Museum Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 500,040

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