Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Independent Voter Education N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Compassion in World Farming N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. N/A CT United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Tewksbury Memorial High School N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
UND Alumni Association and Foundation N/A ND United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of the Smith College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Leadership Roundtable Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teach for America, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,750,000
The University of Tokyo N/A Japan Education Donor Advised 2018 4,600
Thorne Ecological Institute N/A CO United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Inc. N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Indivisible Civic Engagement Inc N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Lone Survivor Foundation N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Prime Coalition, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Case Western Reserve University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
12 Plus N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tourette Association of America N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Feed the Hungry San Miguel, Inc. N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
River City Community Services N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oakland Endzone Club N/A TN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kids At Hope N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Bridges to Community Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Service Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mill City Grows Inc N/A MA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
A Halozati Tudas Terjeszteseert Programiroda Alapitvany N/A Hungary Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Year Up Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Fathers' Uplift, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
CATO Institute N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Kepler Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Monastery of Christ in the Desert N/A NM United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Arkansas Athletes Outreach N/A AR United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 205,000
Washington Center for Equitable Growth Inc N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
Hands Together, Inc. N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Earth University Foundation N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Theatre Lab N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
United Way Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Other Side of the Dunes N/A FL United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 500
Medical Benevolence Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mijente Support Committee N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 155,000
St. Matthew School N/A NJ United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Society for the Preservation of the City of Milwaukee N/A MI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Full Circle Exchange International Inc N/A ID United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Amici Lovaniensis Inc N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Denis Hurley Centre Trust N/A South Africa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sawtooth Botanical Gardens Inc N/A ID United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mending Kids International N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Occidental College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Preeclampsia Foundation N/A FL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -250
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Chabad of Burbank N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Operation Shoebox N/A FL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Real Hope for Haiti N/A IN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Frost Valley YMCA N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 31,000
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
GLAAD Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Inc. N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Greater Horizons N/A MO United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 232
Reg 11 Education Service Center N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Nuru International N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 112,389
Swinburne University of Technology N/A VIC Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Charitable Giving N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Corp N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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