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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,390
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Every1 Can Work Marin VA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NetHope Inc Marin VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin VA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc Marin VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 154,516

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 737,215

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of the Bay Area CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District CA Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 103,586
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The San Francisco Playhouse CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Bridge Rail Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Turn 2 U, Inc. CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 361,000
A Woman's Nation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 11,029
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Trust for Hidden Villa CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 12,500
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
Page SUM 988,365

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Refugee Transitions United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Aspire Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Isha Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Co-Creation Hub Limited Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
We Are Cherished Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Giving in Motion Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Regional Community of the Sisters of Mercy of the United States Other Donor Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 897,650

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