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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA Inc N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Pasadena ISD Education Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 260,000
Pragathi N/A TX United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
My Possibilities N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 135,500
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gateway Community Church N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,100
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,566
Greater Houston Community Foundation N/A TX United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Bible Study Fellowship N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Srv2thrv Foundation N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 39,774
Global Animal Partnership N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Plant It Forward Farms N/A TX United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A TX United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Texas Radiological Society Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Highland Park Presbyterian Dayschool N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 45,516
Page SUM 1,967,456

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Lincoln Law School of San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Venture Education Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Stroke Awareness Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Maitri Charitable Trust Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Ujima Adult and Family Services Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Page SUM 475,640

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Academic Endeavors WA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Liberty PTO WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tor Project Inc. WA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Equal Opportunity Schools WA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Read With Me Arusha WA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,200
Voces de la Frontera WI Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. WI Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. WI Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 31,000
North American Friends of Oranim, Inc. WI International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Family Values at Work A Multi-State Consortium WI Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Healthy Minds Innovations Inc WI Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Center for Community Stewardship Inc WI Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Discovery World, Ltd. WI Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Northwest Passage Limited WI Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 5,428,190

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 600
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Simon Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Salesian Elementary & Jr. High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
CollegeSpring Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Glimpse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Coastside Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hoa Aina O Makaha United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Chopsticks Alley Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Best Friends Animal Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Development and Children Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 255,100

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