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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Lucy Parish Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pine Street Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Working Group, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Morrissey-Compton Educational Center San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Lucy Parish Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pine Street Foundation Marin Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Working Group, Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St Vincent de Paul Society MO Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Seva Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Lewis and Clark College OR Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation DC Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Street Level Health Project CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Sow A Seed Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 320
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
National Council of Jewish Women Incorporated United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Rescue Mission United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Family Caregiver Alliance United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.