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)
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
Cure GM1 Incorporated Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
The Cancer League Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,325
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 41,523
Down Syndrome Ireland Alameda Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,040
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 385
City Slicker Farms Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 229,223

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
Cure GM1 Incorporated Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 400
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,325
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 41,523
Down Syndrome Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mathematical Sciences Research Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,040
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 385
City Slicker Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 229,223

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 9,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Learning and Loving Education Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Reading Results United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Stuttering Association for the Young Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Castle Rock Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
The Gunston School Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Bronx Defenders United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
YWCA of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The SAMFund United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Healthy You Network Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tourette Association of America United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
PeopleForBikes Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,827,920
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 2,081,920

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13110 records found.