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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,390
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin VA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc Marin VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil War Museum Contra Costa VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
Every1 Can Work Marin VA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 19,152
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
NetHope Inc Marin VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 173,164

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 737,215

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Outward Bound California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
City of San Jose CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,622
StarVista CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for National Progress CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 51,950
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Social Good Fund CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
Foundation for African Medicine and Education CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aspire Public Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Inquiring Systems, Inc. CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Cancer Society Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 36,429
Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Housing California CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Maplight CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 6,044,451

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
We Are Cherished Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Aspire Public Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jamaat Alan-Too Public Association Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2018 -12,965
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Giving in Motion Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Regional Community of the Sisters of Mercy of the United States Other Donor Advised 2018 750
OneGoal United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New York Fellowship, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Page SUM 1,606,610

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13110 records found.