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
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bulamu Healthcare International Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Carlos Educational Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Foundation for Academic Endeavors WA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation Inc MD Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
St Vincent de Paul Society United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.