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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Adas Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Social Profit Network San Mateo CA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Health Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 1,092,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,487,500
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,555
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 900,000
Dream Corps Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bay East Association of Realtors Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boldly Me Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 15,000
Community Resources for Science Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Page SUM 3,894,755

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Advancing Women in Technology CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 125,000
Innovations for Learning Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Karuna-Shechen USA NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Kidney Cancer Association OR Health Corporate Advised 2018 422
Panetta Institute For Public Policy CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Give2Asia CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 53,325
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 422
Prison Dharma Network, Inc. MA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Longmont Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boston Critic, Inc. TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
NCGA Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,212,919

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Inspiring Futures A Volunteer Uganda Trust England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 116,000
Aquaculture Stewardship Council England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,813
Malaria Consortium England Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Southampton England Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Malaria Consortium England Health Donor Advised 2018 26,600,000
Pepal Foundation England Human Services Committee Advised 2018 8,000
Founders For Good Limited England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,442,653
Save the Children UK England Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 16,850
Solace Women's Aid England Health Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Forest Peoples Programme England Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -3,602
Rosa England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 947,100
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute England Health Donor Advised 2018 155,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
University College London England Education Donor Advised 2018 126,097
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute England Health Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid England Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute England Health Donor Advised 2018 499,926
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute England Health Donor Advised 2018 199,497
ACTAsia for Animals (UK) England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 116,000
Page SUM 31,656,334

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13110 records found.