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)
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holy Spirit School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Symphony Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,322
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holy Spirit School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Symphony Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Congregation Kol Emeth Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,322
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grace 1st Transitional Center United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
3rd I South Asian Independent Film United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kansas State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
People for the American Way Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Jose Day Nursery United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Khan Academy, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ukiah Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Science from Scientists United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Plug in America United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 24,000
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