Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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)
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vanderbilt University N/A TN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc N/A VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eagle Ranch Inc N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Louisville Urban League N/A KY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Forum pour un Developpement Durable Endogene (FODDE) N/A Senegal International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -2,550
Gideons Promise Inc N/A GA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 4,761
From the Heart Productions Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Providence Community Health Foundation N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shelby's SafeSpace San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 185,925
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lazarex Cancer Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Physicians for a National Health Program N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Berkeley Lab Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Amor Ministries Inc. N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Matriculate Inc N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Jewish Records Indexing-Poland N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Monmouth Medical Center Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Israel Fund N/A ME United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Whole Womans Advocacy Alliance N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Food System 6 Accelerator San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
UNIDOSUS N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Invisible Children, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
DMI Ministries N/A BC Canada Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Youth Orchestra San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Imkaan N/A England Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 60,000
The BOMA Project, Inc. N/A VT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Thorn N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Aspen Art Museum N/A CO United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,750
Partnership for Public Service Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Fremont Candle Lighters Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Fe Community Foundation N/A NM United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 22,500
Julian Cho Society N/A Belize Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Skid Row Running Club A Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Mercy Corps N/A OR United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Seattle Clemency Project N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Life Learning Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Love City Inc N/A KY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 600
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Kids Intervention & Diagnostic Service Center, Inc. N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
City-Wide Tax Assistance Program IL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Foothill Family Shelter Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,143
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc PA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 49,372
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Vincere Foundation AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Inc. NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Tolar Elementary School TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Downtown Tempe Foundation AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Futures in Education NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America MO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
South County Outreach CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 638,344
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Justice Committee Inc NY Public Safety Committee Advised 2018 4,884
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Child Trends Incorporated MD Sciences Committee Advised 2018 31,601
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc. CT Health Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation NE Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 3,500
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 5,069
Center for the Study of Social Policy DC Sciences Committee Advised 2018 430,540
Centro Presente Inc. MA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Oneamerica WA Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,500
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare NE Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Trustees of Boston University MA Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc MA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
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