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)
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A MO United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Calmer Choice N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
State Voices N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Salvation Army N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bridges to Community Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,016,804

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 112,104
Calmer Choice N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
State Voices N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
CALmatters N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Salvation Army N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Georgetown University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bridges to Community Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Early Education N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,016,804

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. CO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Mentor Tutor Connection CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Acres, Inc. IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Abilities United CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 750
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Institute of World Politics DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 114,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 192,267
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Read With Me Arusha United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,200
East Bay College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Ventura County Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Community Services Agency United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wilderness Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Skid Row Running Club A Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Caring Choices Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Heartbeat United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 294,467

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13110 records found.