Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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 ascending
Faith in Action Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
New Beginnings Community Church of the Bay Area Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
C. B. Eaton Elementary School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
AchieveKids Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 16
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -113
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -226
Catholic Worker Hospitality House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -250
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 -250
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -500
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
Literate Nation Us San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -500
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
San Mateo Park School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
University at Albany Foundation Alameda NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
Samasource, Inc. San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -26,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Compassion Institute San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -81,532
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -350,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 -500,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -600,000
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -20,000,000
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
Page SUM -22,044,820

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Faith in Action Bay Area San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
New Beginnings Community Church of the Bay Area Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund San Francisco Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
C. B. Eaton Elementary School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Asha for Education San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 16
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -46
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -113
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 -200
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -226
Catholic Worker Hospitality House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -250
St. Francis Center of Redwood City San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 -250
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of San Mateo County San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -500
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
Literate Nation Us San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 -500
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
San Mateo Park School Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Women's Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -2,500
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing San Francisco Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
University at Albany Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
We Teach Science Foundation San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 -25,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
Samasource, Inc. San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 -26,500
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 -45,000
Compassion Institute San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 -81,532
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -350,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 -500,000
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -600,000
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 -20,000,000
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Smile Train, Inc. DC Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greenforest Community Baptist Church GA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Incorporated DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Drexel University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Virginia Organizing, Inc. VA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 250
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Hope in A Suitcase CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Phi Beta Kappa Society DC Education Donor Advised 2018 250
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School MD Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Physicians for a National Health Program IL Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Association for UNHCR DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Prestonwood Caring People Network TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Seattle University WA Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southern California Public Radio CA Other Donor Advised 2018 240
Greater Horizons MO Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 232
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 225
Lewis & Clark College OR Education Corporate Advised 2018 220
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Amnesty International of the USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Kimberly Coffey Foundation Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Oregon Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
United Way Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Stuttering Foundation of America TN Health Donor Advised 2018 200
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation CT Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Great Books Foundation IL Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
FINCA International, Inc. DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Irvine Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Yampa Valley Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Cruz County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
American India Foundation NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of the Peace Parks Inc. CO International Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Cole Community Church, Inc. ID Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NY Health Donor Advised 2018 200
New Canaan Society Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Southern California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
JPR Foundation Inc OR Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Asso. WA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
AARP Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
JDRF International NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest CA Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
VoteRiders CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
ORT America Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
HIAS, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Holt International Children's Services Inc OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 200
International Accelerated Missions, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Outreach United Resource Center Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Al Otro Lado Inc CA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200
Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc NC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
350 Org NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Uptown Baptist Church IL Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
CARE - Headquarters VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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