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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Non-Violence International N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Foundation N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New Mexico State University N/A NM United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -365
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community N/A NE United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trinity Christian College Association N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,316,985

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Bayshore Christian Ministries San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Non-Violence International N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New Mexico State University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -365
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trinity Christian College Association N/A Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,316,985

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Life Giving Water International Inc MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Casa Latina WA Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
St. Raymond's School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Childrens Cancer Research Fund MN Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 600
YWCA of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community NE Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 3,458,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
Texas Organizing Project Education Fund United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -765,000
Non-Violence International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Museum of American Heritage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New Mexico State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -365
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trinity Christian College Association United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,316,985

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13110 records found.