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)
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 12,680
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fremont Unified School District Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Peach Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Living Wisdom School of Palo Alto Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 12,680
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 132,299

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Playing at Learning CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Hellenic Initative Inc NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FFWD CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Price Charter Middle School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Houston Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
California Federation of Womens Clubs CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center OR Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco CA Arts and Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
International Association for Volunteer Effort DC Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 150,560

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
My Possibilities United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 135,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Hatch Enterprise England Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Longmont Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
PORCH-Durham United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Project Learn Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 34,828
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Saturday Academy United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Discovery World, Ltd. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 415,028

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