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)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Room to Read San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pacifica Resource Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 800
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Institute for Medical Research Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
National Multiple Sclerosis Society San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Community Working Group, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Internet Archive San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 822,700

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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Room to Read San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pacifica Resource Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 800
St Denis Parish San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Institute for Medical Research Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 300
National Multiple Sclerosis Society San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Community Working Group, Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Internet Archive San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 822,700

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
High-Tech High Heels TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties OR General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
World Hunger Relief Inc TX International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
NPower Inc NY Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Scientist CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Saint Saviours Center NC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
St. Louis Community College Foundation MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Mercy Corps OR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Veggielution CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 279,177

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Tracys Kids Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Indian Institute of Science India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
Operation Care and Comfort United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gideon Pond Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Draper Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Spy Hop Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
Page SUM 800,084

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13110 records found.