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)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
University of British Columbia N/A BC Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 2,875
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Saint Monica Church San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
The UC Davis Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Mission Continues N/A MO United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Fair Oaks Community Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Amendment Coalition Marin CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Art Council Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,250,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Equal Justice USA Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Full Circle Exchange International Inc N/A ID United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Geoscience Education in Action N/A ON Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -29
Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Hood River County Education Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 9,380,446

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
University of British Columbia N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,875
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Saint Monica Church San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
The UC Davis Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Mission Continues N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Fair Oaks Community Center of Redwood City San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Amendment Coalition Marin Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Art Council Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,250,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Equal Justice USA Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Full Circle Exchange International Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Geoscience Education in Action N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -29
Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Hood River County Education Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 9,380,446

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
J Street Education Fund, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Hawaii Community Foundation HI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Crowden Music Center CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Presentation High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency CA Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
St. Nicholas Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Covenant House California CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 105,000
Edify CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
mRelief IL Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compass Family Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Project MORE Foundation CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 11,368,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
University of British Columbia Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 2,875
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Saint Monica Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
The UC Davis Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Mission Continues United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Fair Oaks Community Center of Redwood City United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Amendment Coalition United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Art Council Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Women's Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,250,000
Electronic Privacy Information Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Equal Justice USA Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Full Circle Exchange International Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Geoscience Education in Action Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -29
Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Hood River County Education Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 9,380,446

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13110 records found.