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 ascending
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Project Drawdown Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Education Trust Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
CAMFED USA Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 470,000
Page SUM 9,860,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Peninsula Arts Guild Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Project Drawdown Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
CAMFED USA Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 470,000
Page SUM 9,860,000

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
New Schools for Baton Rouge LA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,720,000
PBS Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Children's Hospital Corporation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,695,376
Greater Horizons MO Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,689,056
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,656,000
Oakland Public Education Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Valor Collegiate Academies TN Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Transcend, Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
New Schools Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,535,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. NY Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey NJ Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
High Resolves America CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Deans for Impact TX Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Alliance for Excellent Education, Inc. DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Page SUM 31,695,432

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
Cabrillo College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
University of Waterloo Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
Redwood City School District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,722,500
New Schools for Baton Rouge United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,720,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
PBS Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Children's Hospital Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,695,376
Greater Horizons United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,689,056
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,656,000
Oakland Public Education Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Transcend, Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Valor Collegiate Academies United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
New Schools Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,535,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Re:store Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Page SUM 33,217,932

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13110 records found.