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)
Craterian Performances Company N/A OR United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Next Door, Inc. N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 900
Rebecca Bender Initiative N/A OR United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,683
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
FoodCorps, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 440,000
Child Foundation N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Providence Community Health Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Randall Children's Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Ashland Community Hospital Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon Inc N/A OR United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Psoriasis Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bags of Love N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
McKenzie River Trust N/A OR United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 509,233

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Limitless Horizons Ixil Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asperger Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Association Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Constitutional Rights, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Roy Gomm Elementary School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
HIAS, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kind, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wildlife Conservation Society N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
New Israel Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
United States Catholic Conference N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,500
New York Times Neediest Cases Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of San Diego N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
North Star Fund, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
International Association for Volunteer Effort N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 101,200

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CASA of Jackson County, Inc. OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
First Presbyterian Church of Ashland OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation OR Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Ashland Emergency Food Bank OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Southern Oregon University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 16,000
Oregon Childrens Theatre Company OR Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
FoodCorps, Inc. OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,750
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Ashland Rotary Foundation OR Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern Oregon Inc OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
1000 Friends of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Mary's School OR Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of the Animal Shelter OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon State University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Oregon Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JOIN OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 257,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ruby Habitat Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
She's the First Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
FOTC - SF Bay Area United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Instituto Familiar De La Raza United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Belay Global United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Family Supportive Housing Inc United States Housing and Transportation Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Ought Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Coffee House Press Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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
Be Like Brit Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Drexel University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
High-Tech High Heels United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 364,810

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