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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco University High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Concrn Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Civic Leadership USA San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 12,500
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Breast Cancer Action San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 625
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Holy Spirit School Solano CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 532,525

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco University High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Concrn Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Bring Change 2 Mind San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Civic Leadership USA San Mateo International Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
El Concilio of San Mateo County San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 12,500
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Breast Cancer Action San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 625
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Holy Spirit School Solano Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 532,525

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Broad Institute, Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Phillips Brooks School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Liberty Ship Memorial, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Immaculate Conception Academy CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pomona College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,777
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Burlingame Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
WildAid, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500,000
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 999,477

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
St. Bernard Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chemists Without Borders Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phoenix Children's Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Spark Microgrants United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dream Corps United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Church of the Nativity United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 700
Sonoma Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 509,400

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13110 records found.