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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 225
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Kenya HELP San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PGHH Buddhist Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Homeward Bound of Marin Marin CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Garden Village Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo Park Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pachamama Alliance San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 166,411

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
One Degree San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pachamama Alliance San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Children's Day School Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000,000
Bravo Family Foundation San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 372,191
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 350,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 53,100
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 600
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 21,707,141

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Uplift Family Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Crowden Music Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Japan Society of Northern California CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Compass Family Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ceiba Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Family Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Arts Guild CA Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Big Sur Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
VoteRiders CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Tim Brauch Memorial Skate Park Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,254,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Concordia University Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
19 for Life Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 205,000
American Civil War Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Massachusetts Boston United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Arc of Arizona Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM -24,317,540

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13110 records found.