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
St Vincent de Paul Society N/A MO United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
American Friends of Magen David Adom N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
St Vincent de Paul Society N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
American Friends of Magen David Adom N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc CO Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Defenders of Wildlife DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc MD Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Hawaii Public Radio HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
St Vincent de Paul Society United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
American Friends of Magen David Adom United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.