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 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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 ascending
Limitless Horizons Ixil Inc N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center N/A RI United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert N/A NM United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Howard University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Keep Florida Beautiful Inc N/A FL United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Trout San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Zohar Dance Company Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Composers Forum N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Media Matters for America N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fundacion De Culebra Inc N/A PR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kind, Inc. N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gainesville Independent School, Inc N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Horizons Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Educacy Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Indiana University Foundation N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Video Internet Distribution Education Opportunity Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Las Lomitas Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Consumer Reports Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Travis Manion Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TechBridge Inc. N/A GA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America N/A PA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
O'Neill Sea Odyssey N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Village Hope Partnership Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Archaeological Conservancy N/A NM United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A HI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rewire N/A MD United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shawnee Mission Northwest Cross Country Foundation N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund N/A OK United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys Hope Girls Hope N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Life Giving Water International Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wheelock College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities USA N/A MD United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One Degree San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Malden Young Mens Christian Association N/A MA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Srv2thrv Foundation N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Le Refuge N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community School, Inc. N/A ID United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Recovery Management Services Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Africa Vocational Education, Inc N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Council of Land Trusts N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
La Raza Services Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Refugee Commission, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leadership Roundtable Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Carey School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Joseph Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Cerebral Palsy Seguin of Greater Chicago N/A IL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
LGBTQ Community Center Fund N/A OR United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project 1 27 N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Ten Times Ten LLC NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Defy Ventures Inc NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Represent.Us Education Fund MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
UMBC Foundation MD Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,750
Tabitha USA, Inc. PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc SD Education Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
Ten Times Ten LLC NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
American Society For Microbiology DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -12,354
Women Thrive Worldwide DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -12,500
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
Georgia Regents Research Institute, Inc. GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -19,266
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -24,000
University of Florida Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,500
Drug Policy Alliance NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -28,370
KIPP Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -31,240
WonderWork Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 -40,000
Drug Policy Alliance NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -40,033
Institute for Local Government CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 -50,000
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
AEROBridge CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Don't Ever Give Up, Inc. NC Health Donor Advised 2018 -52,413
Prime Coalition, Inc. GA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -60,000
Social Impact Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -75,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Health Care Without Harm VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
The Global Development Incubator Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 -103,500
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -246,000
Advanced Energy Economy Institute DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 -300,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -500,000
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund TX Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge LA Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,830,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
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