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)
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Parkinson's Institute Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara Food Security Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Andrew P. Hill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Committee Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Evergreen Valley High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
KIPP Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 718,286

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Sunny View Lutheran Home CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul CA Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Calero High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Independence High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
James Lick High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Mission Asset Fund CA Community Development Committee Advised 2018 5,215
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Page SUM 60,534

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 504,599

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