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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Fremont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Southern California San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gavilan College Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Fremont High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Southern California San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gavilan College Educational Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Tor Project Inc. WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Libraries CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Bamboo in the Wind CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Narika CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Chabad of Burbank CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Hust Silicon Valley Fund CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Carnegie Institution of Washington DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Share Our Strength Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for Urban Community Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mozilla Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Purdue Research Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Camaldolese Hermits of America United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Media Change Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Living on the Edge with Chip Ingram United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Hokoji United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
TransFormCA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
William T. Dwyer High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Cat Town United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.