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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
StarVista San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
StarVista San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal Santa Clara Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Coastal Repertory Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
350 ORG NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Tri-Valley Haven for Women CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Seeds of Learning CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Hillbrook School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Central American Resource Center Carecen of Northern Califor United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
World Leadership Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Recovery Cafe San Jose United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
JPR Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
SETI Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Youth Law United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Dolores Street Community Services, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Outreach United Resource Center Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Allied Media Projects, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.