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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Temple Street Foundation Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 95,167

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Tower Foundation of San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
ARC Cancer Support Centres Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,316
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Temple Street Foundation Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 95,167

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Resource Institute NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Small Champions Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Olimpico Learning CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Radio for Northern Colorado CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Learn Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Better Angels Society Inc VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,490,848

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