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 Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bamboo in the Wind Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Ten Strands Marin CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Marin Community Foundation Marin CA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 5,050,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Trout San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 7,694,550

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross Santa Clara Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bamboo in the Wind Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Ten Strands Marin Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Marin Community Foundation Marin Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 5,050,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Trout San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 7,694,550

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops DC Religion Donor Advised 2018 200,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Homes for Our Troops MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
HOPE Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
International Earthlight Alliance AZ Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. MD Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
The Peach Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 600
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 470,000
Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller CA Other Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 2,508,100

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