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)
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Wait List Zero Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Seva Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boldly Me Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 706,300

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Wait List Zero Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boldly Me Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 706,300

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Performing Arts Weber UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
San Jose Conservation Corps CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
PORCH-Durham NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley De-Bug CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. AR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
WomenSV CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Glenbard West High School IL Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 700,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Clara Ballet Assn United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
WomenSV United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Glenbard West High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 715,770

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13110 records found.