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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
George Washington Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Selby Lane Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 163,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
George Washington Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Selby Lane Elementary San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jews for Jesus San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 163,200

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oak Knoll School Parent Teacher Organization CA Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Peninsula Youth Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Big Oak Ranch, Inc. AL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Marin Poetry Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Friends of St Hildas College Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Barnard College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Day School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ignite CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh PA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Family House, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,054,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Climate Central, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 37,500
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dr Susan Love Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Presidential Scholars Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 24,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friendship Place United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cancer CAREpoint Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Orange County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Impact Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Burlingame Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Camelot Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Harker School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Community College District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Mentor Tutor Connection United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 643,950

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13110 records found.