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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Parents for Public Schools Inc MS Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Pennsylvania State University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Hawaii Public Radio HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Classical Public Radio Network LLC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
National Yiddish Book Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Eugene Gasana Jr Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 6,000

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13110 records found.