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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
BishopAccountability.org, Inc. N/A MA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
California Academy of Science San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
History San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Medical Benevolence Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Reggie S Friends N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Free Software Foundation Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Environmental Traveling Companions San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
BishopAccountability.org, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
California Academy of Science San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
History San Jose Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Medical Benevolence Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Reggie S Friends N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Free Software Foundation Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Glaucoma Research Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
California Clean Money Campaign CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Booksin Elementary School Community Association CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Housing Choices Coalition for Persons with Developmental Dis CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bring Me A Book Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program IL Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Enloe Medical Center CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The STAR Center Foundation CO Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Hokoji NM Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
CHAC CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics New York Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oster Elementary School Home and School Club Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
BishopAccountability.org, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
California Academy of Science United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
History San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Medical Benevolence Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Reggie S Friends United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Free Software Foundation Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexia Institute of Computer Applications for Learning Disabl United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Glaucoma Research Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.