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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Compass Family Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Redwood City Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 132,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Redwood City Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 132,500

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Life Giving Water International Inc MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Casa Latina WA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
St. Raymond's School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 600
YWCA of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 3,482,100

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Non-Violence International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of American Heritage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New Mexico State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -365
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Trinity Christian College Association United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,304,485

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13110 records found.