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)
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 850,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Baykeeper Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Dream Corps Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 70,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,591,750

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 850,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CollegeSpring Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Dream Corps Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 70,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,591,750

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Peninsula School, Ltd. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The Praxis Project, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Health Trust CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aldea- The People's Justice Center PA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Chabad Synagogues, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vinebranch Inc. IL Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berkeley Student Cooperative Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yavneh Day School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 484,200

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,185
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aldea- The People's Justice Center United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Chabad Synagogues, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Vinebranch Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berkeley Student Cooperative Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yavneh Day School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Yellow Ribbon Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Earthjustice United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lanai Culture & Heritage Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Law and Social Policy United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,800
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Passageway Scholarship Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 489,985

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13110 records found.