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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,600
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Sir Francis Drake High School Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 14,495
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco First Tee San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mountain View Buddhist Temple Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wogrammer Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 3,240,470

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Niles Rotary Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 14,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Berkeley House Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Alena Museum Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
John M. Horner Junior High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,189,433

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bank Street College of Education NY Education Donor Advised 2018 700,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ravenswood City Elementary School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City Garden Montessori School MO Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mei Fong and Associates CA Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Education Leaders of Color Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
High Resolves America CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Save The Waves Coalition CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of the Columbia Gorge OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way of the Bay Area CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The One Love Foundation in Honor of Yeardley Love Inc NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 2,796,000

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Charite - Universitaetsmedizin Berlin Germany Education Donor Advised 2018 210,507
Give Something Back to Berlin Germany Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
European Molecular Biology Laboratory Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,239
European Molecular Biology Laboratory Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 45,000
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA Greece Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,726
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA Greece Environment Donor Advised 2018 936
National Autonomous University of Honduras Honduras Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association of IT Leaders in Education Hong Kong Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Friends of Hong Kong Charities Hong Kong General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Digital Asia Hub Hong Kong Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Muse Lab Limited Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Run Hong Kong Ltd Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Women's Foundation Hong Kong Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
HAS Wigner Research Centre for Physics Hungary Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
A Halozati Tudas Terjeszteseert Programiroda Alapitvany Hungary Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust India Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 409
Page SUM 944,933

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