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 Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Committee Advised 2018 500
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Our City Forest Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 200,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 440,256

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Page SUM 766,164

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Melbourne Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 105,825
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 454,112

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