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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Friends New Life N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
My Possibilities N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prestonwood Caring People Network N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bat Conservation International, Inc. N/A TX United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HFF Charitable Foundation N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,694
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
High-Tech High Heels N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Austin Community Foundation for the Capital Area N/A TX United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bible Study Fellowship N/A TX United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 130,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Youth With A Mission N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Annunciation House Inc N/A TX United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
Page SUM 2,387,999

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, District Council of Santa Cl Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girls Middle School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,712
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Family Album Project Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Thomas Merton Center for Catholic Spiritual Development PA Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Sinai of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Innovate Public Schools Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Page SUM 705,212

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Hole Food Rescue Corp WY Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pioneer Classical School Inc WY Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area WY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 294,000

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