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)
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
MomsRising Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Asian American Donor Program Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Generative Somatics Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 540
San Carlos Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wait List Zero Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 861,440

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
MomsRising Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Asian American Donor Program Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Generative Somatics Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 540
San Carlos Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wait List Zero Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Full Circle Fund Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 861,440

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Cancer Prevention Institute of California CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity CA Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 35,000
Pangea Legal Services CA Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
Maplight CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Urban Habitat Program CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Institute for Local Government CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 -50,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM -660,730

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Food Frontier Institute LTD Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
University of Melbourne Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 105,825
Page SUM 704,361

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25 records found.