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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Union Square Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Aquarium of the Pacific N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Congregation Ner Tamid of South Bay N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Monarch School Project N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
Stand Up Placer, Inc. N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 1,096,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hustle Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -74,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enloe Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pomona College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,777
The Samburu Project Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Vanderbilt University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Serve - NM, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kitchen Angels Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 244,027

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jews for Jesus CA Other Donor Advised 2018 2,600
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Speaks Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 9,649
Town School for Boys CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Exhibition District CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Traveling Companions CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
CCS Therapy Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Lowell Slater Richardson Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sacred Heart Community Service CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mills College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,780
Dr Susan Love Research Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Social Impact Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 200
VoteRiders CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Oakland International High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 160,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 543,979

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Geographic Society United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cabrillo College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cabrillo College Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
Indivisible Civics Inc United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
From the Heart Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Lake County Land Trust Organization United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Equal Justice Initiative United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Washington University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Salvation Army United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planting Justice United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 385
The Edible Schoolyard Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 2,096,585

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