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)
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Unity Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,400
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 171,000
EducationSuperHighway San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Marin Village Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 5,524,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Unity Palo Alto Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,400
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 171,000
EducationSuperHighway San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000,000
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Marin Village Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 5,524,250

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc MI Sciences Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
The University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism CA Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
10 Books A Home CA Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco State University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Woodside School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Partnership for Public Service Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 19,700
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Enloe Medical Center CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Cole Community Church, Inc. ID Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition FL Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,730
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
National Veterans Legal Services Program Inc DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 976,080

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
International Myeloma Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Positivity Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Charles Armstrong School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Joseph Center United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Children in Conflict Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The STAR Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Project H Design United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Old Skool Cafe United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
McKenzie River Gathering Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 225
DonorsChoose.org United States Education Donor Advised 2018 12,821
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 725,896

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13110 records found.