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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Adas Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Country School Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Friends of the Palo Alto High School Library Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Solace Women's Aid N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 899,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Adas Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Country School Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Friends of the Palo Alto High School Library Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Solace Women's Aid N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Feeding America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 899,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Adas Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Country School Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jewish Family Service of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Speaks Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Friends of the Palo Alto High School Library United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Solace Women's Aid England Health Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 899,750

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13110 records found.