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)
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Technical and Further Education Commission (TAFE) NSW N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Thrive Refugee Enterprise N/A Australia Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
University of New South Wales N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 83,400
Australian Business and Community Network Limited N/A Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Box Hill Institute N/A Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Foodbank Victoria N/A Australia Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Monash University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monash University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 8,050
Monash University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 423,449
Possible Dreams International N/A Australia International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research N/A Australia Health Donor Advised 2019 188,144
Wantok Musik Foundation N/A Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Animals Australia Federation N/A Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
Australian National University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Australian National University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 275,958
Griffith University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 2,297,695

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21 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Santa Clara Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 280,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A Environment Committee Advised 2019 60,000
ecoAmerica N/A Environment Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Santa Clara Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 17,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 727
Foundation for Students Rising Above San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 34,000
Pacific Stroke Association Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2019 4,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2019 112,693
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. N/A Environment Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Committee Advised 2019 70,000
Page SUM 718,801

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 60,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 112,693
Notre Dame High School San Jose CA Education Committee Advised 2019 200,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County Inc CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center CT Health Committee Advised 2019 205,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 5,359
Bill Wilson Center CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Future of Life Institute MA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 130,000
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Teachers Unite Inc. NY Education Committee Advised 2019 3,700
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc CA Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2019 30,000
Oak Grove High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 1,167,952

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Technical and Further Education Commission (TAFE) NSW Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Thrive Refugee Enterprise Australia Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
University of New South Wales Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 83,400
Australian Business and Community Network Limited Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Box Hill Institute Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Foodbank Victoria Australia Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 8,050
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 423,449
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2019 188,144
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Animals Australia Federation Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
Australian National University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Australian National University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 275,958
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 2,297,695

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21 records found.