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)
Bay Area Childrens Theatre Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Omni Commons Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 4,141,875

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Childrens Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600,000
Mills College Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 325
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Omni Commons Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 4,141,875

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Heifer International Foundation AR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Recovery Network Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida Inc. FL Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cross Pointe, the Church at Gwinnett Center, Inc. GA Religion Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Marin Community Foundation CA Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 5,050,000
How Far Foundation Incorporated GA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Verified Voting Foundation PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Wallace Buice Theatre Company GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Families CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 5,434,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Chabad of Burbank United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Feed the Hungry San Miguel, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Israel Venture Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Dress for Success San Francisco United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Interfaith Committee for Detained Immigrants United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sexual Health Innovations United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,079,250

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13110 records found.