Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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)
The Gary Kelly (Drogheda) Cancer Support Centre LTD. N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Urban Justice Center N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Stanford Health Care N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Burnsville Community Foundation N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
International Earthlight Alliance N/A AZ United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. N/A IA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Center for Higher Ambition Leadership Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild N/A MA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Trace Media, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The 74 Media, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St Vrain Valley Educational Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Global Fund for Children N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 28,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Maryland N/A MD United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Theiss Research N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 3,150
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Root Capital, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Museum of Fine Arts N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pie Ranch N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc N/A MD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Center on Contemporary Art N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nevada Museum of Art, Inc. N/A NV United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Ottawa N/A ON Canada General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A ON Canada Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Inc N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. N/A FL United States Other Donor Advised 2018 600
Theiss Research N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 4,725
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Psoriasis Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Internationals Network for Public Schools Inc N/A NY United States Other Donor Advised 2018 335
Meor Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,400
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Phoenix Holocaust Survivors Association N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Smile Train, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. N/A KS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 58,818
Hammond Ranch Firefighters Association N/A CA United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America - LEDA N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition To Youth N/A FL United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children of Haiti Enhancement Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
International Buddhist Progress Society N/A NC United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Pitzer College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nine Gates Programs, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Mass Design Group N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 62,500
International Bird Rescue N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Dignity and Power Now N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 350,000
North Country School Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,100
Democracy Works, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 110,000
Families USA Foundation Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 35,000
City of King N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA N/A MA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rochester Institute of Technology N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hustle Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid N/A Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
College Foundation of the University of Virginia N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
HelpHopeLive Inc N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Anti Bully Squad A NJ Nonprofit Corporation N/A NJ United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Rotary Foundation of Rotary International N/A IL United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
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
Pepperwood Foundation Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Russian Riverkeeper Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Unify the World Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cinnabar Elementary School District Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc NM Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Morgan County Inc IN General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Innovations for Poverty Action CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Colorado College TH CO Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food & Water Watch DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
International Planned Parenthood Federation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bethel Church of Redding CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Carnegie Institution of Washington DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 200
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Howard University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition CO Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Salem State University Foundation, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Health and Science University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Berner-Garde Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Learning Center Institute OH Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mayan Families CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Donnell-Kay Foundation Inc CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Childrens Aid College Prep Charter School NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Denver Dumb Friends League CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hoa Aina O Makaha HI Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Human Development and Children Foundation MD Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Hi-Hope Service Center Inc GA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jesuit High School of New Orleans LA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mayo Clinic MN Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lupus Research Alliance Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 700
Rabies Challenge Fund Charitable Trust CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation International AZ Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Manhattan College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Salesian Elementary & Jr. High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,462
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
The Bronx Defenders NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childrens Hospital of Orange County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The SAMFund MA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Deschutes Basin Land Trust OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tourette Association of America NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Reading Results OR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
The Gunston School Incorporated MD Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amici Lovaniensis Inc MD Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BRAC USA Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Resources for Human Development Inc PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Broad Institute, Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation IL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. MD Immigration Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Ruskin Group Theatre Company CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -250
Common Market Philadelphia Inc PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Dome of Hope Organization Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute MA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc NC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Castle Rock Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Healthy You Network Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Stuttering Association for the Young Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
PeopleForBikes Foundation CO Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,827,920
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Food Safety DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tom Deierlein Foundation Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. WI Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Parikrma USA Inc. FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,963
Alzheimer's Orange County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. MD Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250
The DLA Piper Foundation MD General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Discovery World, Ltd. WI Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Santa Cruz County CA Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 7,600
Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs VA Health Donor Advised 2018 750
Proteus Fund Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
InterAction Initiative Inc IN Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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