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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A KY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Defy Ventures Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Shark Fund N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 900
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Populace Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
Trustees of the Smith College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The General Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
Resource Central N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Friends of Nevada Wilderness N/A NV United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Springfield City School District N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liberty PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Boulder Ballet N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Agrarian Land Trust N/A NH United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
ASEAN Foundation N/A Indonesia International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
Placer Food Bank N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 3,696,963

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Defy Ventures Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Shark Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 900
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Populace Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
Trustees of the Smith College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The General Hospital Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
Resource Central N/A Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Friends of Nevada Wilderness N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Springfield City School District N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Liberty PTO N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Boulder Ballet N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Agrarian Land Trust N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
ASEAN Foundation N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,400
Placer Food Bank N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 3,696,963

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
The Trinity Forum Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
University of Massachusetts Boston MA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education IL Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 205,000
American Civil War Museum VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
Arc of Arizona Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
City Slicker Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Upstream Policy Institute Inc. ME Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM -23,602,156

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