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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Wesley United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 271,500
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 192,267
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bamboo in the Wind Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 588,517

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Wesley United Methodist Church Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 271,500
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 192,267
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bamboo in the Wind Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 588,517

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Castle Rock Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
St Benedict Parish & Schools IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Harker School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 33,635
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Wayfinder Family Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
DeMarillac Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Merging Vets and Players Inc CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Armand Hammer United World College of the American West NM Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Page SUM 666,885

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Food Bank of the Rockies United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Playing at Learning United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg France Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 81,800
A New Direction Beverly Morgan Park United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
WorldSkills International Netherlands Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 83,786
Pyxera Global Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480,000
TechBridge Inc. United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Nubian Vault Association France Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Junior Achievement USA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
California Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
JK Grants United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,566
Forest Hill Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Regents of the University of Michigan United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Page SUM 1,305,269

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13110 records found.