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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music N/A CA United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
American Indian College Fund N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Rescue Mission Contra Costa CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Family Caregiver Alliance San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music N/A Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
American Indian College Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Rescue Mission Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Family Caregiver Alliance San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Family Caregiver Alliance CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Givelight Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
GiveDirectly, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Truckee Donner Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Parents for Public Schools Inc MS Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foundation for Academic Endeavors WA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
A Woman's Work, Inc. CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
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