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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gather Ministries Inc. San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Our Pack, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Respite and Research for Alzheimers Disease Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 164,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 14,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Breakthrough Collaborative Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Piedmont Educational Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Berkeley House Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 83,383
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Alena Museum Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
John M. Horner Junior High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
One Child Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Catticus Corporation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,196,383

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6159 records found.
Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
José Valdés Math Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rainforest Action Network CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Central Coast VNA and Hospice Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 129,000
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Dress for Success San Francisco CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Maplight CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Page SUM 466,822

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