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)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillbrook School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
THINK Together Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
India Literacy Project Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cat Town Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 116,735

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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillbrook School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Nsbe Jr Chapter Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Booksin Elementary School Community Association Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 385
THINK Together Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
India Literacy Project Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Safe & Sound the Corporation San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Saratoga Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cat Town Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 116,735

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shanti Project Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
Tides Center CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Promise Worldwide CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Sunnyvale Singers CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
North Penn-Mansfield Junior Senior High School PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Putnam County Humane Society Inc NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc IN Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
World Pulse Voices OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights Home of the Anne Frank Memo ID Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools OR Other Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 100,191

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Sunnyvale Community Services United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Friendship Circle United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Menlo-Atherton High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
India Literacy Project United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Norcal Carcinet Support Group United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Diablo Valley College Foundation United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
MW Fund Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shelter Providers of Orange County Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
City of Portland Bureau of Transportation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Who Code, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Preservation Action Council of San Jose United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Paradise Recreation and Park District United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 150,000

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13110 records found.