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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Oak Hill School of California Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
WomenSV Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo CA United States Health 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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley De-Bug Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Oak Hill School of California Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
WomenSV Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Lewis and Clark College OR Education Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation DC Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Unbound KS Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Family Caregiver Alliance United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Pennsylvania State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Adolescent Counseling Services United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Hawaii Public Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Pug Rescue of Sacramento United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.