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)
SPARK San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
National Iranian American Council N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Sunrise Movement Education Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Every Student Every Community Inc N/A GA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Education Cities Inc N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Page SUM 1,325,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
SPARK San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
National Iranian American Council N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Sundance Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Sunrise Movement Education Fund N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Every Student Every Community Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Education Cities Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Page SUM 1,325,950

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Mount Abraham Uhsd #28 VT Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole ID General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. IA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries CA Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AEROBridge CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Niles Rotary Foundation CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Committee for Green Foothills CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
California Reentry Institute CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Nevada Museum of Art, Inc. NV Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Agapao Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,174,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
SPARK United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
National Iranian American Council United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Human Investment Project Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Committee for Green Foothills United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Family Connections United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Community Service United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Sunrise Movement Education Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Every Student Every Community Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Education Cities Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Page SUM 1,325,950

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13110 records found.