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)
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
George Washington Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 14,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
HOPE Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 46,000
The Salvation Army San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 201,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 129,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Floreciendo Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Super Stars Literacy Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Youth Business USA Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 170,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Niles Rotary Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 14,000
Page SUM 2,066,750

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 19,000
Pioneer High School Robotics Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Summit Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,486
Parkinson's Institute CA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Institute of Mathematics CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 68,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Call of the Sea CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
National Alopecia Areata Foundation CA Other Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California History Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 234,536

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