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
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenlight Clinic San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Music at the Mission Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rotaplast International, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
One Dollar For Life Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Heart of the Valley Services for Seniors Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenlight Clinic San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Music at the Mission Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rotaplast International, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
One Dollar For Life Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Grit Art & Tech Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Burlingame Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Asha for Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Manhattan College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
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