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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Heart Association Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 22,700
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Asian Pacific Environmental Network Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Bay Area Childrens Theatre Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Berkeley Youth Orchestra Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,713,150

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Heart Association Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 22,700
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Asian Pacific Environmental Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Bay Area Childrens Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Berkeley Youth Orchestra Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,713,150

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Across the Bridge Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Housing Corporation CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Big Sur Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment CA Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 68,020

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