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)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Northern California Community Loan Fund San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Village Harvest Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Earthjustice San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Go Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Northern California Community Loan Fund San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Village Harvest Corporation Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Earthjustice San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Go Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 151,675

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Isha Foundation Inc TN International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
John M. Horner Junior High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Cradles to Crayons Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Soledad-Mission Recreation District CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Project Access Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc FL Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aspire P16 Collaborative OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Schola Cantorum Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Sanergy, Inc. GA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Pragathi TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The University of Texas at Austin TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Groner K-8 School OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,450
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust KY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 468,366

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
City Harvest Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Alzheimers Texas Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Association of IT Leaders in Education Hong Kong Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
ITT Bay Area Alumni United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
WeDontWaste Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Demelza House Children’s Hospice England Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Reggie S Friends United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Peter W. Reilly Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Illinois Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 37,582
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 280,682

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