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)
University of Jos N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 38,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Natural Justice N/A South Africa International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,200
University of Nottingham N/A United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bulgarian Association of Networking Academies N/A Bulgaria Education Corporate Advised 2018 9,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 355,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 525
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training N/A Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
The Sanket Trust N/A India Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,699
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
ACTAsia for Animals (UK) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 116,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,625
Fundacion TREE N/A Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
Page SUM 1,311,066

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Catticus Corporation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
California Forward Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 6,983,600

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Academy of Science CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500
AspiraNet CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Canary Fund CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Athena Academy Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Redwood City Police Activities League Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Tim Brauch Memorial Skate Park Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Corpus Christi Parish CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camp Maccabi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,900,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 3,117,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
High Resolves America United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning - McGill U Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 177,930
Mei Fong and Associates United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of the Smith College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fundacion Omar Dengo Costa Rica Education Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Save The Waves Coalition United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Scholars Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Ravenswood City Elementary School District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Khan Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
The One Love Foundation in Honor of Yeardley Love Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Juilliard School Ukraine Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,751,630

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