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)
National Tropical Botanical Garden N/A HI United States Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 700,000
First Community Housing Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A KS United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Great Work Education Holdings, Inc. N/A CO United States Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati N/A OH United States Donor Advised 2018 500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Art Council Inc. N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A IL United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Future Citizen N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Page SUM 7,404,163

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Illinois Institute of Technology N/A Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
First Community Housing Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 200
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l N/A Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives N/A Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC N/A Donor Advised 2018 100,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Equality Now, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
Unbounded Learning Inc N/A Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Association Carillon N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Citizen N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,273,469

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International GA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Advance Democracy Inc VA Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center CA Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 4,500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values MA Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Promise Inc MA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima MA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. ID Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc WA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Mad Dog Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Hermitage Cat Shelter AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Page SUM 1,778,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Promise Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Cove Human Services Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
First Community Housing United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Equality Now, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Cougar Robotics, Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Burlingame Elementary School District United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
Unbounded Learning Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Association Carillon France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,273,469

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13110 records found.