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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
African Wildlife Foundation N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cure JM Foundation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,145
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
GRID Alternatives Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Limited N/A IN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc N/A NC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Kaua'i Museum Association Limited N/A HI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,024
Son of a Saint N/A LA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 970,069

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
African Wildlife Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yale University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cure JM Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,145
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
GRID Alternatives Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Greeninfo Network Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Agency for Children Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Limited N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Senior Services for Northern California San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Kaua'i Museum Association Limited N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,024
Son of a Saint N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 970,069

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Corporation of Gonzaga University WA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Amnesty International of the USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
350 Org NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Burlingame Regional Community of the Sisters of Mercy of the CA Other Donor Advised 2018 750
Works/San Jose CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Investment Project Inc CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Community School, Inc. ID Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Youth Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Synapse School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
New Orleans Start Up Fund Inc LA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
William Marsh Rice University TX Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Greater Houston Community Foundation TX General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Summit Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family & Children's Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 288,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
African Wildlife Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cure JM Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,145
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
GRID Alternatives United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Greeninfo Network United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Bay Agency for Children United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Limited United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
University of Washington Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Senior Services for Northern California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Kaua'i Museum Association Limited United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,024
Son of a Saint United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 970,069

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13110 records found.