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
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Olive Seed Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Faith in Action Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Olive Seed Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Faith in Action Bay Area San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
C. B. Eaton Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Community Radio for Northern Colorado CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc GA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Museum of the Bible Inc DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Houston Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Jewish Committee NY Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. DC Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -16
Carnegie Mellon University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -15
Geoscience Education in Action Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -5
Geoscience Education in Action Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -4
AchieveKids United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16
Students for Service Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Acortar Distancias A.C. Mexico Human Services Donor Advised 2018 58
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
CANSUPPORT India Health Donor Advised 2018 58
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Asha for Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Jewish Committee United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
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13110 records found.