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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Institute of Innovation Digital N/A Peru Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Jimma University N/A Ethiopia Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,500
Jobcare Limited Alameda Ireland Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia N/A Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Future Citizen N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Universitat Zurich N/A Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 225,081
Forest Peoples Programme N/A England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Pepal Foundation N/A England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Rosa N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 947,100
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Solar Fire Concentration Oy N/A Finland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,208
University of Information Technology and Management N/A Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SUN-DAC N/A Singapore Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Le Refuge N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Slow Food N/A Italy Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 18,820
University of Jos N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,633,278

Pages

13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blue Endeavors Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 425
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Live Oak Institute Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 193,675

Pages

13110 records found.
Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 900
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Hospice Family Care AL Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 853,550

Pages

12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Summit Preparatory Charter High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kids At Hope United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
First Community Housing United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Light From Light Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Brothers Keeper Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Performing Arts Weber United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Silicon Valley De-Bug United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PORCH-Durham United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 57,250

Pages

13110 records found.