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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
AEROBridge N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 900,000
North Valley Animal Disaster Group N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 2,025,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Attention Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Cal-Wood Education Center N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Growing Gardens N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Outreach United Resource Center Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Resource Central N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Thorne Ecological Institute N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,700
International Documentary Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Zurich N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Society of the Sacred Heart United States Province N/A Religion/Spirituality Donor Advised 2018 250
FodevareBanken Denmark N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 143,450

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Learning and Loving Education Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Learning Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Entertainment Industry Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Urban Habitat Program CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
International Indian Treaty Council CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
CHAC CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 906,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Eth-Noh-Tec Creations United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
St Marys Food Bank Alliance United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Grameen Foundation USA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New America Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Larkin Street Youth Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St Denis Parish United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 800
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Public Radio, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 14,950
Page SUM 54,775

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