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)
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pacifica Environmental Family San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Amendment Coalition Marin CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Carlmont Academic Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Parkside Boosters San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 303,504

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Upward Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pacifica Environmental Family San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Amendment Coalition Marin Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Carlmont Academic Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Parkside Boosters San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 303,504

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Achievement First CT Education Donor Advised 2018 350,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Lehigh University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller CA Other Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fugees Family Inc GA Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
BASIC Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 18,000
San Francisco Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy OK Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Anti-Defamation League NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Lutheran Church of Our Savior CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 709,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Council on American-Islamic Relations California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Prostate Cancer Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Nurturing Minds, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
California Indian Basketweavers Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Nevada Journeys United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Process Therapy Institute Incorporated United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Metro United Way Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ESF College Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Los Altos Christian Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Oregon Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Academic Endeavors United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Transgender Law Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 508,300

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13110 records found.