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)
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Internet Archive San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Aim High for High School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 625
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
GiveWell San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,453,548
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
California Academy of Science San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Matter of Trust, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Re:store Justice San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 36,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 4,168,623

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Internet Archive San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Aim High for High School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 625
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
GiveWell San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,453,548
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
California Academy of Science San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Matter of Trust, Inc. San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Re:store Justice San Francisco Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 36,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 4,168,623

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for American Progress DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mission Valley ROCP CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
City Slicker Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Upstream Policy Institute Inc. ME Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 714,250

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