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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Center for Responsive Politics N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Leadership Roundtable Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Community Foundation of New Jersey N/A NJ United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Prosperity Now N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Solidago Foundation N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 4,445,323

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Center for Responsive Politics N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Leadership Roundtable Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Community Foundation of New Jersey N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Prosperity Now N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Solidago Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 4,445,323

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco University High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
USAFA Endowment, Inc. CO Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 19,000
Redwood City Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Fugees Family Inc OH Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Palo Alto High School Robotics Booster Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bard College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
George Washington Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 547,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Center for Responsive Politics United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Leadership Roundtable Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Exhibition District United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Community Foundation of New Jersey United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Prosperity Now United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 56,956
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Solidago Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
HandsOn Bay Area United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Somos Mayfair Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 4,445,323

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13110 records found.