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)
Compassion in World Farming N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,720
École Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 34,000
King's College London N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 9,740
Time Heroes Foundation N/A Bulgaria General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 199,497
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 84,934
Friends of Hong Kong Charities N/A Hong Kong General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Siyafunda Community Technology Center N/A South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Run Hong Kong Ltd N/A Hong Kong International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Temple Street Foundation Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Inspiring Futures A Volunteer Uganda Trust N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 116,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
EndoFrance N/A France Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Autonomous University of Mexico N/A Mexico Education Donor Advised 2018 46,000
East London Business Alliance N/A England Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of Nottingham N/A United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peace Building Center Public Fund N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
ARVI TRUST N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 755,891

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Hesperian Health Guides Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 645,533

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 38,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Womens Council on African American Affairs AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arkansas Athletes Outreach AR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. AR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Valley of the Sun United Way AZ General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Tucson Wildlife Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Mijente Support Committee AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 155,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Page SUM 2,356,060

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Achungo Community Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Living Beyond Breast Cancer United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
One Refugee Child Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of San Benito County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Paws Chicago United States Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Dressember Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Our Pack, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PathLight International Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Robin Hood Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 2,541,000

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