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)
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Family Service Center at Houston and Harris County N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Santa Clara CA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Radium Society Inc N/A NJ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Scotts Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,785
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Hofstra University N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Higher Ground Academy N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,040
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada N/A ON Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
California Institute of Technology N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of the Ada County District Library Inc N/A ID United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 343,624

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Red White & Blue Charity Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Mercy House Living Centers N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pieta House N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Curry Senior Center San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Water for People N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Lumen Vitae A.C. N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bonding Against Adversity Inc N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Scholarship America Inc N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 291,960

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Einstein Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Bonding Against Adversity Inc TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
International Buddhist Progress Society NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
His Mansion Ministries Inc NH Corporate Advised 2018 500
Drueding Center PA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Detroit Wayne County Health Authority MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Super Stars Literacy Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Blue Engine Inc NY Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 63,000
Page SUM 557,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Charitable Assistance to Communitys Homeless United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Red White & Blue Charity United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Mercy House Living Centers United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pieta House Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Curry Senior Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Water for People United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Lumen Vitae A.C. Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Bonding Against Adversity Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Scholarship America Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,730
BeCause For Hope United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sunday Friends Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 291,960

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13110 records found.