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 descending Year Amount (USD)
NextFlex Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 659,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
NextFlex Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 24,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
South Bay Islamic Association Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Fairfax Releaf Marin Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
TWBD, Inc. San Mateo Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
DeMarillac Academy San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 659,850

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 57,737
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Dress for Success San Francisco CA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grandmas House of Hope CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
Pratham USA TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
North Coast Opportunities, Inc. CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,670
Colts Boys Club Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ames Comm School District IA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tolar Elementary School TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 225,907

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
West Orange High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Math and Science Initiative Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 135,823
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 26,966
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
NetHope Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fundacion TREE Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Upwardly Global United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Higher Ground Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Camp Ker-Anna United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Possibilities United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 113,378
Page SUM 440,717

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13110 records found.