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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Corvallis Public Schools Foundation N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cascade School of Music N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thrive Afya Tanzania N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Information and Communications Technology Council of Canada N/A ON Canada Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ladies Learning Code Inc. N/A ON Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation N/A ON Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
OCH Foundation for Healthy Communities N/A ON Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A ON Canada Health Donor Advised 2018 35,542
University of Waterloo N/A ON Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 1,750,000
Geoscience Education in Action N/A ON Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 -29
University Health Network N/A ON Canada Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A ON Canada Health Donor Advised 2018 42,504
Credit Valley Conservation Foundation N/A ON Canada Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A ON Canada Health Donor Advised 2018 39,445
Peel District School Board N/A ON Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,947,462

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Central Texas Food Bank Inc N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
United Way of Northern California N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Torah High Schools of Phoenix N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Amnesty International France N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sinai Health System N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Ethiopia Reads N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vision to Learn N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Gandhigram Trust N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Park Avenue Synagogue N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Kilohana Kai N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 134,650

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy OK Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Neighbors Inc OK International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Saint Ignatius High School of Cleveland OH Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Unioto Elementary School OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Edgewood High School Alumni Association Inc OH Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Intermuseum Conservation Association OH Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lindsey Vonn Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
Boy Scouts of America OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation OH Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio OH Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
National Inventors Hall of Fame Inc OH Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rocking Horse Childrens Health Center OH Health Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fugees Family Inc OH Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc OH Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation OH Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 351,675

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Plan International USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Charter Fund Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000,000
Rainforest Alliance, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Detroit Mercy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Dream Catchers Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Center for Journalists Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
Page SUM 37,629,560

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