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)
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Science Gurus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Album Project Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Science Gurus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Sexual Health Innovations San Francisco Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Family Album Project Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Preetirang Sanctruary Solano Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
WorldWideWomen Foundation Marin Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Academy of Sciences CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Massachusetts General Hospital MA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
National Multiple Sclerosis Society IL Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Resource Area For Teaching CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Camp Ker-Anna RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Children at Risk Inc TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 64,925
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Kings Academy CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Baker Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of Dayton OH Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls Who Code, Inc. NY Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,250
Page SUM 275,975

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St. Lucy School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alameda Emergency Food United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Economies Law Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Leland High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 6,500
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gardner Family Health Network Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Journey Church on the Common United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Institute of Technology United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 112,700

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13110 records found.