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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
GirlVentures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
GirlVentures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Windward Fund DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Crystal Cove Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rainforest Alliance, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Story of Stuff Project CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
TransFormCA CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Save the Redwoods League CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Communities for a Better Environment CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 67,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coastal Watershed Council CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 493,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 40,000
350 Org United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
PeopleForBikes Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,827,920
Garden Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 14,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Upstream Policy Institute Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Institute for Market Transformation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Vida Verde Nature Education United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Story of Stuff Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 2,411,370

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13110 records found.