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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 460,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,125
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
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 18,545
California Institute for Medical Research Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Pack, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 726,870

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 460,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Congregation Emek Beracha Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,125
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 18,545
California Institute for Medical Research Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Cancer CAREpoint Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Pack, Inc. Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 726,870

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boise State University Foundation Inc ID Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Freedom Fwd CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Casa De Clara Catholic Worker CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bridge House CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Meor Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2018 5,400
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Carmelite Monastery of the Infant Jesus CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
The Institute for Middle East Understanding CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
USA West Province, Society of Jesus CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 2,072,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Plan International USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Rainforest Alliance, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Charter Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
University of Detroit Mercy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 37,787,700

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13110 records found.