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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yellowstone Forever N/A WY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Center for the Arts N/A WY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc N/A WV United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Voces de la Frontera N/A WI United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
ProBuColls Association N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Discovery World, Ltd. N/A WI United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Northwest Passage Limited N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 442,961

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blue Endeavors Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 425
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Live Oak Institute Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 193,675

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area WY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc WV Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Center for Community Stewardship Inc WI Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. WI Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Beloit College WI Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Voces de la Frontera WI Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. WI Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 175,858
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 31,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North American Friends of Oranim, Inc. WI International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 494,251

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Light From Light Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Brothers Keeper Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Performing Arts Weber United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Silicon Valley De-Bug United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PORCH-Durham United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WomenSV United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Glenbard West High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 705,000

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13110 records found.