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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Meals on Wheels America N/A VA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Sri Dhanvantri Trust N/A India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. N/A CO United States International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A MI United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
National Iranian American Council N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Page SUM 2,778

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Houston Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Meals on Wheels America N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Sri Dhanvantri Trust N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. N/A International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Life for Relief and Development Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
National Iranian American Council N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Page SUM 2,778

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Protect Democracy Project DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Electronic Privacy Information Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc TN Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Narrow River Preservation Association, Inc. RI Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Cardigan Mountain School NH Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Tuolumne River Preservation Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Hopewell Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
National Public Radio, Inc. MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Voice of the Faithful Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Meals on Wheels America United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
San Jose Judo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Sri Dhanvantri Trust India Health Donor Advised 2018 145
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. United States International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Life for Relief and Development Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
National Iranian American Council United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Page SUM 2,778

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13110 records found.