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)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
George Washington Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Aspire Public Schools San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorported N/A ME United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Donnell-Kay Foundation Inc N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 970,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
George Washington Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Aspire Public Schools San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorported N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Donnell-Kay Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Aim High for High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Other Donor Advised 2018 500
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 299
California Black Media CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. CT Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,500
ORT America Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Madre Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
First Presbyterian Church of Burlingame CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Creativity Explored CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children FL Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
India Community Center, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
uAspire Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Vanderbilt University TN Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Promise Inc MA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,444,999

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
George Washington Elementary School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Daughters of Zion Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Aspire Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Represent.Us Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Full Circle Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Anti-Defamation League United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorported United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Donnell-Kay Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 970,200

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13110 records found.