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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wichita Childrens Home N/A KS United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Friends of Birdlife International Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nutrition Coalition N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Parent Revolution, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A MS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
National Council on Teacher Quality N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
St. Louis University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Florida Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation N/A CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for the Study of Services N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation N/A OH United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Living Classrooms Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Vincere Foundation N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Peace Education Fund N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,388,400

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wichita Childrens Home N/A Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Friends of Birdlife International Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nutrition Coalition N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Parent Revolution, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Dream City Mission Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
National Council on Teacher Quality N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
St. Louis University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Florida Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,500
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Center for the Study of Services N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Living Classrooms Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Vincere Foundation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Common Market Philadelphia Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Peace Education Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,388,400

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Philanthropy Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
Blue Angels Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bridge Restoration Ministry CA Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Parents Club West Portal School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
19 for Life Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 30,213,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Meals on Wheels People Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Lamplighters Music Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Iowa State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Hospital for Hope India, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mozilla Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Georgetown University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Music in the Schools Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
GiveWell United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Karolinska Institutet Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Open Philanthropy Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
Page SUM 31,326,400

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13110 records found.