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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
AfterImage Public Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Marine Science Institute San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Crisis Intervention Services N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vision to Learn N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Summit Preparatory Charter High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Clayton Valley Charter High School Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
League of Women Voters South San Mateo County Education Fund San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Campbell Union High School District Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 391,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Carter Center, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Georgia Tech Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Big Life Foundation USA N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Williams College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Kidney Fund, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 800
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 209,700

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Stanford Health Care CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
9 Dots Community Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm CA Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Prison University Project, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
UPA PTSO CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Committee for Green Foothills CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jews for Jesus CA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 216
Page SUM 329,798

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
19 for Life Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Open Hand United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Center for American Progress United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
History San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mount Hermon Association Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fistula Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 600
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,021,150

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