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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 780,000
Time for a Change Foundation Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
West Valley Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Martha's Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,677,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 780,000
Time for a Change Foundation Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
West Valley Elementary School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Health Trust Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Martha's Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,677,400

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
BASIC Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Half the Sky Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy OK Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Lutheran Church of Our Savior CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nepal Youth Foundation CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Denison University OH Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Covia Foundation CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
America Achieves Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
ODC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
The Afiya Center TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 17,719
Asperger Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Association Inc NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Town School for Boys CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 2,693,969

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
IEEE Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Academy of Science United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Land is Life, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Exhibition District United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
College Track United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
United We Dream Network, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
BendFilm United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 477,000

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13110 records found.