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)
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 44,627
International Planned Parenthood Federation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cabrillo College Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 165,000
Aalto University Foundation N/A Finland Education Donor Advised 2018 170,296
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of the Smith College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 399,995
Stand Up Placer, Inc. N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Launchcode Foundation N/A MO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 105,000
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 150,000
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. N/A FL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Angle Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Restore Nineveh Now Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,100
Skid Row Running Club A Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,235,018

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 44,627
International Planned Parenthood Federation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cabrillo College Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 165,000
Aalto University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 170,296
California Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of the Smith College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 399,995
Stand Up Placer, Inc. N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Launchcode Foundation N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 105,000
Texas Freedom Network Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 150,000
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Angle Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Restore Nineveh Now Foundation N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,100
Skid Row Running Club A Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,235,018

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Open Philanthropy Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
Blue Angels Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Parents Club West Portal School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
19 for Life Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc FL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 30,194,360

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Iowa State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Hospital for Hope India, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mozilla Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Music in the Schools Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
GiveWell United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Karolinska Institutet Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Open Philanthropy Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Cupertino Educational Endowment United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lean Lab United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 31,473,650

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13110 records found.