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 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Elite Academy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Collective Impact San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Project Amigo Marin CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rich May Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 233,450

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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 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Elite Academy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Collective Impact San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Project Amigo Marin Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rich May Foundation San Mateo Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 233,450

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,100
Environmental Progress CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sempervirens Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Ice911 Research Corporation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Plug in America CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 24,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Charles River Conservancy Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 44,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Wild Salmon Center OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
National Forest Foundation MT Environment Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Lake Tahoe Conservation Fund CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 929,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Crest Trail Association United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Bay United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Wilderness Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Pacific Crest Trail Association United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Weekapaug Foundation for Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Acres, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Sempervirens Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Windward Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300,000
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pacifica Environmental Family United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Conservation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Windward Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Truckee Trails Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 474,900

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13110 records found.