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)
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Williams College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Southern Illinois University Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 56,000
Case Western Reserve University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Dundee N/A Scotland Education Donor Advised 2018 227,200
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Torah Schools For Israel N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,250
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Center for Farmworker Families N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Academy for Social Purpose in Responsible Entertainment N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
HIAS, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Rotaplast International, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HFF Charitable Foundation N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Orange Countys United Way N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 10,374,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Diocese of Central Florida Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Barbara Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Endeavor Global, Inc. N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacific Primary San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 105,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Partners in Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Arizona Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kehillah Jewish High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 250
City and County of Honolulu N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 988,800

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Opera Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fugees Family Inc GA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 82,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Jazz at the Ballroom Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Earth University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Theatre Lab United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
United Way Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Mijente Support Committee United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 155,000
San Francisco University High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
AfterImage Public Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 41,865,450

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