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 3,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
The Primary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,200,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600,000
EducationSuperHighway San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
Marin Community Foundation Marin CA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 5,050,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
Bravo Family Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,723,406
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 23,000,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000,000
Open Philanthropy Project San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000,000
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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 3,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
The Primary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 3,200,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600,000
EducationSuperHighway San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
Marin Community Foundation Marin Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 5,050,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
Bravo Family Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,723,406
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Sabuy Temple - Khmer Buddhist Temple Foundation San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 23,000,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000,000
Open Philanthropy Project San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000,000
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
San Carlos Educational Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Sinai Health System IL Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
American Studies Assn MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Bring Change 2 Mind CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Southern Oregon University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Community Life Network Incorporated CA Community Development 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
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
The San Francisco School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,600
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,610
Starting Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
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