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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Churchill Club Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Blue Star Moms San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Cardiac Therapy Foundation of the MidPeninsula Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Astronomical Association Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Blue Star Moms San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
La Piccola Scuola Italiana Di San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Clara Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Cardiac Therapy Foundation of the MidPeninsula Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc FL Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
National Council of Jewish Women Incorporated NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Pug Rescue of Sacramento CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Techbridge Girls CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Defenders of Wildlife United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Peach Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
A Woman's Work, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Givelight Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Lewis and Clark College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.