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
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Envelop San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Legal Services for Children San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco 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
Charge Across Town Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Envelop San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Legal Services for Children San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University Corporation at Monterey Bay CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
DuPage County Sherrif IL Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Exhale to Inhale Inc NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Northern California Vipassana Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cancer CAREpoint Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Vocal Academy CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Solar Cookers International CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue Inc CA Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. TN Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Millikin Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Texas A&M Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narika United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Project TF United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mothers Against Drunk Driving United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Butte Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
NAMI Santa Clara County United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
Saratoga Federated Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.