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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 74,603
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,780
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,325
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
West Edge Opera Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Moreau Catholic High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 55,950
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 813,908

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 74,603
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,780
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Project H Design Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,325
Envision Education, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
West Edge Opera Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Moreau Catholic High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 55,950
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 813,908

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Lowell General Hospital MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 96,716
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Red White & Blue Charity CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Times Up Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Interim, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Upward Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
National Women's Law Center DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Feed the Hungry San Miguel, Inc. TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Chabad of Burbank CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 182,166

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Education Leaders of Color Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Center on Halsted United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Trout United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Heifer International Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Recovery Network Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Central American Resource Center Carecen of Northern Califor United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Muso Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Page SUM 371,450

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13110 records found.