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 State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A IL United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. N/A NJ United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Equality Now, Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Community Housing Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Unbounded Learning Inc N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A KS United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
Association Carillon N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena N/A PR Puerto Rico Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 2,269,894

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Equality Now, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
Unbounded Learning Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 70,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association Carillon N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Citizen N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Karidat N/A Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 2,158,140

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Trinity Christian College Association IL Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Advance Democracy Inc VA Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center CA Donor Advised 2018 132,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 4,500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values MA Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Promise Inc MA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
MLB Uptown LLC TN Donor Advised 2018 70,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Children's Defense Fund DC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri UT Donor Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Art Council Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,996,900

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nusantara Development Initiatives Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Equality Now, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Burlingame Elementary School District United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
Unbounded Learning Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 70,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association Carillon France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Karidat United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 2,158,140

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13110 records found.