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)
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Minnesota Indian Womens Sexual Assault Coalition N/A MN United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Project TF San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ross Valley Charter School Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Innovations for Poverty Action N/A CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute on Aging San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for EastWest Studies Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
University of Bern N/A Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 70,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 993,550

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Minnesota Indian Womens Sexual Assault Coalition N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Project TF San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ross Valley Charter School Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Innovations for Poverty Action N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute on Aging San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for EastWest Studies Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Gateway Community Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
University of Bern N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
St Denis Parish San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 70,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 993,550

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 247,431
Conservation Earth, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Holy Spirit School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 8,600
Policy Innovators in Education Network Inc MN Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Coastal Watershed Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Back On My Feet PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Domestic Violence Foundation OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild MA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Veggielution CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jikoji CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Evidence Action, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,326,631

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Ice911 Research Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Young Women's Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Minnesota Indian Womens Sexual Assault Coalition United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Project TF United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ross Valley Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Innovations for Poverty Action United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute on Aging United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for EastWest Studies Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Gateway Community Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
University of Bern Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
St Denis Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 70,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 993,550

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13110 records found.