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
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,535,000
Transcend, Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Redwood City School District San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,722,500
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
San Francisco State University Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
San Francisco State University Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,086,757
Women's Foundation of California Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,250,000
GiveWell San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,453,548
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,487,500
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,900,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,535,000
Transcend, Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Redwood City School District San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,722,500
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
San Francisco State University Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
San Francisco State University Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,086,757
Women's Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,250,000
GiveWell San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,453,548
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,487,500
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,900,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Synapse School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Studies Assn MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Attention Inc. CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
A Womans Work Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Community Life Network Incorporated CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. CT Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Billerica Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
How Far Foundation Incorporated GA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Childrens Miracle Network UT Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Verified Voting Foundation PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
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