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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ADIE Fund N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Northwest Health Foundation II N/A OR United States Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri N/A UT United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Hong Kong Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Free the Slaves Inc N/A DC United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Daler Nazarov's Culture Foundation N/A Tajikistan Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Give Something Back to Berlin N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girl Geek Academy N/A Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Advance Democracy Inc N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 132,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa MA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
CivicAction Leadership Foundation N/A ON Canada Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation 22Stars N/A Netherlands Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lions Club International Ftdn N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 1,148,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 2,400
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Muse Lab Limited N/A Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A Donor Advised 2018 6,494
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Advance Democracy Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center N/A Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Community Housing Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 -200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,570,694

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Orchard Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Sarara Institute CO Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
Conservation Colorado Education Fund CO Donor Advised 2018 50,000
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fordham University NY Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape CA Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Trinity Christian College Association IL Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American University in Cairo NY Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza CA Donor Advised 2018 -200
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 903,097

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cougar Robotics, Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 -200
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 500
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Women Against Rape United States Donor Advised 2018 200
PC Charitable Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Advance Democracy Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center United States Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fidecomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena Puerto Rico Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Genesys Works Bay Area United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,969,600

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13110 records found.