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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Belle Foundation for Cultural Development Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Olive Seed Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Belle Foundation for Cultural Development Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Olive Seed Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -3,993
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc KS Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Castle Rock Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -2,550
Women's Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
CHAC CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
San Mateo Park School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
Antioch Community Church of Waltham MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Page SUM -54,995

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
UMBC Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,750
University at Albany Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Ten Times Ten LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Defy Ventures Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Represent.Us Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -3,993
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -3,602
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Castle Rock Charter School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -2,550
Women's Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Page SUM -87,865

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13110 records found.