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 State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The International Institute of The Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Brisbane Elementary School District San Mateo CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 43,142
Tax-Aid San Francisco CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 74,292
Public Policy Institute of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation N/A CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
The International Institute of The Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma CA United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
PICO National Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation N/A CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Public Advocates, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Page SUM 1,020,434

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The International Institute of The Bay Area San Francisco Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Brisbane Elementary School District San Mateo Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 43,142
Tax-Aid San Francisco Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 74,292
Public Policy Institute of California San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation N/A Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto San Mateo Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
The International Institute of The Bay Area San Mateo Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc Santa Clara Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus San Francisco Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation N/A Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Public Advocates, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Page SUM 1,020,434

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Life Transitions Network CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
TeachAIDS CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Livingston Institute CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
VMC Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Howard University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rocketship Redwood City CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Learning Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Bethel Church of Redding CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Family Values at Work A Multi-State Consortium WI Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Defenders of Wildlife DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Global Livingston Institute CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 248,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The International Institute of The Bay Area United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Somos Mayfair Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Brisbane Elementary School District United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 43,142
Tax-Aid United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 74,292
Public Policy Institute of California United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
The International Institute of The Bay Area United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
GreatNonprofits United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Burlingame Elementary School District United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
The Unity Care Group United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees United States Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Californians for Justice Education Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
PICO National Network United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Public Advocates, Inc. United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Page SUM 1,020,434

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13110 records found.