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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Parents for Public Schools Inc N/A MS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Southern California San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
St Vincent de Paul Society N/A MO United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Parents for Public Schools Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Southern California San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
St Vincent de Paul Society N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc PA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
National Council of Jewish Women Incorporated NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Unbound United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Techbridge Girls United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Breakthrough Silicon Valley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
National Council of Jewish Women Incorporated United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.