Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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)
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ENOK N/A IL United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Akshaya Patra Foundation N/A KA India Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Longmont Humane Society Inc. N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Frost Valley YMCA N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy N/A DC United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
JOY International Incorporated N/A CO United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Prep for Prep N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Hudson Institute, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,588,162
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Gracefull Foundation N/A CO United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 900
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lake County Land Trust Organization N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Florida N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Nuru International N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Soliya Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
5Th Avenue Theatre Association N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Information Technology Park N/A Vietnam Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Center for Global Development N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 49,942
SOS Children's Villages USA, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 840
Foundation 22Stars N/A Netherlands Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,400,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. N/A ID United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Karolinska Institutet N/A Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,185
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Social Good Brasil N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The One Love Foundation in Honor of Yeardley Love Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kepler Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Brown University of Providence N/A RI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang N/A Thailand Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Healthcare and Elder Law Programs Corporation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Huntsman Cancer Institute N/A UT United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Colorado Montessori Association N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Alameda International Junior/Senior High School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
India Vision Foundation N/A India Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Human Rights Campaign Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Childrens Hospital Colorado Foundation N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 550,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,260
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,670
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Edify N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Alliance for Climate Protection N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Abortion Care Network N/A MN United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A AZ United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Augusta Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Child Trends Incorporated N/A MD United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,300
University of Bern N/A Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Beyond The Spectrum Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prince Edward Island Humane Society N/A PE Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 37,645
National Immigration Law Center N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NalandaWay Foundation N/A India Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
College Foundation of the University of Virginia N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Women Make Movies N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
We Are Cherished Inc N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Friends for Survival N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Metropolitan Opera Association Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Hope Program Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Feeding San Diego N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Groundswell Community Mural Project Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sakhi for South Asian Women N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center N/A SC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 33,160
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vision Now N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
The Center For Documentary Studies N/A NC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
First Presbyterian Church of Ashland N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Parker School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Niagara Hospice, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Florida International University Foundation Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,954
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Franklin Education Forum DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc SD Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Northern California Vipassana Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Voice of the Faithful Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Outdoor Outreach CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cheetah Conservation Fund VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
UC Santa Barbara Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Entitlements How Inc KY Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Clearity Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University IN Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of the Columbia Gorge OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Medical Benevolence Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc OH Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Hokoji NM Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community NE Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Paul Carlson Medical Program, Inc. IL Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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