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)
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Room to Read San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Town School for Boys San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sing for America Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pachamama Alliance San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 628,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Room to Read San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Town School for Boys San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sing for America Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pachamama Alliance San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 628,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Hope Enterprise Corporation MS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 13,700
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Friends of Spannocchia ME Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Immigrant Defenders Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. ID Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Innovate Public Schools CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Internationals Network for Public Schools Inc NY Other Donor Advised 2018 335
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2018 200
NEO Philanthropy Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,050
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Page SUM 740,635

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mission Valley ROCP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Center for American Progress United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
History San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Bridge Restoration Ministry United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Fistula Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 600
Page SUM 169,902

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