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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Edgewood Center for Children and Families San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Life Learning Academy San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wilderness Society San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Wisdom Sun San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of Southern California San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
University of Southern California San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Scholars San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
StartOut San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 540,000

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Kara CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Open Philanthropy Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 835,000
Epiphany Lutheran Church CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Harrison School District Foundation Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
GirlVentures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. ID Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition FL Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,730
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Small Friends on Nantucket, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cara Program IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Kitchen Sisters Productions CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,368,930

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