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)
California Institute of Technology N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,600
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
42nd Street Moon San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Press Institute for Women in the Developing World N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 4,600
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
42nd Street Moon San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Press Institute for Women in the Developing World N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Diocese of Fall River MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 20,000
VoteRiders CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
La Cocina Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Earth University Foundation GA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Denison University OH Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Advaita Society Hanuman Fellowship CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Generation Citizen Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 654,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,600
Community Foundation Sonoma County United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Press Institute for Women in the Developing World United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 174,200

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13110 records found.