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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp for All Kids N/A MO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Annunciation House Inc N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Guatemala Human Rights Commission USA N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Philippines Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
Foothill Elementary PTO N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Friends of the Los Angeles River N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Colorado League of Charter Schools N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
Rebecca Bender Initiative N/A OR United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,683
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
International Council on Clean Transportation N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 700,531

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp for All Kids N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Annunciation House Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Guatemala Human Rights Commission USA N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Core Council of the Philippines N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 14,500
Foothill Elementary PTO N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 275
Friends of the Los Angeles River N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Colorado League of Charter Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,073
Rebecca Bender Initiative N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,683
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
International Council on Clean Transportation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 700,531

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Way Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Symphony of Northern California Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Volunteers of America Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Salvation Army CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
John Burroughs School MO Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 58,998
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 199,498

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vineyard Conservation Society Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercado Global, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Berkshire Montessori School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
University of Arizona Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
New Israel Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rites of Passage United States Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 9,538,500

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13110 records found.