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)
Gateway Public Schools San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chicago Media Project N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,275
Community Gatepath San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Interim, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camping Unlimited for the Developmentally Disabled N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 127,226
Community Partners N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 4,309
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Great Work Education Holdings, Inc. N/A CO United States Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Presentation High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 5,690,760

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vascular Cures San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HFF Charitable Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Orange Countys United Way N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Free Software Foundation Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Kamukama Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conflict Resolution Center of Santa Cruz County N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American Associates of the Royal National Theatre, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 143,400

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Gabriel Park Preschool of Portland Oregon OR Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Full Circle Exchange International Inc ID General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 36,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Theater Workshop of Nantucket Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
PBS Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
San Carlos Educational Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cornell University NY Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport LA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,086,100

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Vascular Cures United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
SV Home United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HFF Charitable Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Orange Countys United Way United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Free Software Foundation Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Kamukama Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conflict Resolution Center of Santa Cruz County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American Associates of the Royal National Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Canine Companions for Independence United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 143,400

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13110 records found.