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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rich May Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Project Amigo Marin CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Collective Impact San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 145,950

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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rich May Foundation San Mateo Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Project Amigo Marin Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Collective Impact San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 145,950

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Surfrider Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,750
Cheetah Conservation Fund VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Forests Forever Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Clean Air Task Force Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Populace Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sequoia Audubon Society, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Earthjustice CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Transportation for A Livable City CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Land Trust Alliance Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,052,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Committee for Green Foothills United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Communities for a Better Environment United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 67,000
Sequoia Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Native Animal Rescue United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
The Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Foothill Conservancy TR 010196 United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
DigDeep Right to Water Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Conservation Innovation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Progress United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Center for Biological Diversity, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Clean Air Task Force Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 275,000

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13110 records found.