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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
JDRF International San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Circus Center San Francisco CA United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dancers Group San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Academy of Science San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 115,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Faithful Fools Street Ministry San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Francisco Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
JDRF International San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Circus Center San Francisco Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dancers Group San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Academy of Science San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 115,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Jewish Records Indexing-Poland NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Kiss the Ground CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Movember Foundation CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
Hot DOCs Foundation USA, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Desert Scholarship Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 194,997

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Jewish Records Indexing-Poland United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Movember Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 12,997
Center for Youth Wellness United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Kiss the Ground United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hot DOCs Foundation USA, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 187,297

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13110 records found.