Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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)
Catholic Relief Services, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pyxera Global Inc N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 616,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Compassion in World Farming N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,720
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation N/A CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Migration Policy Institute N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,250
From the Heart Productions Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United for a Fair Economy, Inc. N/A MA United States Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Federacion Indigena Empresarial y Comunidades Locales de Mex N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 32,000
Alone N/A Ireland Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
American Online Giving Foundation N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
Kind, Inc. N/A DC United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Root Capital, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Educators for Excellence N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,250
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A TN United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
New York Bully Crew N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cystic Fibrosis Canada N/A ON Canada Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Last Mile Health N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
The Character Lab Inc N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,912,000
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Orphans Africa N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Greater Houston Community Foundation N/A TX United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Para Los Ninos N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Hawaii N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 116,853
Children International N/A MO United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,115
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Court Watch NOLA N/A LA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc N/A WY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dreams for Schools N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
US Lacrosse Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Encounter Programs Incorporated N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chicago Horticultural Society N/A IL United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tebah USA N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A NE United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Childrens Scholarship Fund N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Kakenyas Dream N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Bal Raksha Bharat N/A HR India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tolar Elementary School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
350Seattleorg N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750
AIESEC Italia N/A Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 425
Coding It Forward Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Hampshire College Trustees N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Courage Campaign Institute N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Niagara Hospice, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Autism Movement Therapy Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Smithsonian Institution N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Electric Light Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 600
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Climate Solutions N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,207
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Prince Edward Island N/A PE Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 6,673
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Human Rights Campaign Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Greyhound Friends for Life N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Equity Alliance of San Diego County N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boston Baroque Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Immigrant Justice Corps Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Tor Project Inc. N/A WA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
FoodCorps, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Boston Lyric Opera Company N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Justification of Youth N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for African Medicine and Education N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Leadership Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Seattle Clemency Project N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Arc of Arizona Inc N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
EarthEnable N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Voice of the Faithful Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Outdoor Outreach CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cheetah Conservation Fund VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
UC Santa Barbara Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Entitlements How Inc KY Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Niagara Hospice, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Florida International University Foundation Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,954
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Franklin Education Forum DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc SD Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Northern California Vipassana Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community NE Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Paul Carlson Medical Program, Inc. IL Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Clearity Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University IN Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of the Columbia Gorge OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Medical Benevolence Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc OH Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Hokoji NM Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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