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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rural Development Fund Public Fund N/A Kyrgyzstan Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Advanced Energy Economy Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A MS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Watts of Love N/A IL United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
National Lead for America Inc N/A NC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A NY United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Yes on W - San Mateo County Neighbors for Congestion Relief San Mateo CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,637,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rural Development Fund Public Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Advanced Energy Economy Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Watts of Love N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
National Lead for America Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Yes on W - San Mateo County Neighbors for Congestion Relief San Mateo Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,637,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Notre Dame Du Lac IN Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc WV Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Proteus Fund Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
9 Dots Community Learning Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 72,582
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FWD.us Education Fund DC Education Donor Advised 2018 9,171,963
Omni Commons CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Keshet IL Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Odyssey Learning Center Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Washington University MO Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sacred Heart Nativity School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,500
UMBC Foundation MD Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,750
Fremont Education Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 14,627,098

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rural Development Fund Public Fund Kyrgyzstan Community Development Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Advanced Energy Economy Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
La Cocina Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Watts of Love United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
National Lead for America Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
GreatNonprofits United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 39,000
Acumen Fund, Inc. United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Upstart Bay Area United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Yes on W - San Mateo County Neighbors for Congestion Relief United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
San Francisco Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veggielution United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,637,000

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13110 records found.