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)
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Chinatown Community Children's Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,800
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Vote Solar Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belvedere-Tiburon Library Foundation Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
CuriOdyssey San Mateo CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,699
Zen Hospice Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Chinatown Community Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,800
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Vote Solar Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belvedere-Tiburon Library Foundation Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
CuriOdyssey San Mateo Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,699
Zen Hospice Project Inc San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Branham High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Jesuit High School OR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Gardner Family Health Network Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Advancing Women in Technology CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community College of Baltimore County Foundation Inc MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,197
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Young Americans Center for Financial Education CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 122,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
South Milwaukee High School WI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 494,232

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