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 descending Year Amount (USD)
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
The Oaks School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Press Institute for Women in the Developing World N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Direct Relief N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 600
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
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
J Craig Venter Institute Inc N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,739
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Eagle Ranch Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Louisville Urban League N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Oaks School N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm Santa Clara Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Press Institute for Women in the Developing World N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Direct Relief N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc Contra Costa Health Donor Advised 2018 600
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
J Craig Venter Institute Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,739
Epic Transitions San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Duke University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 -2,550
Gideons Promise Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 554,089

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Eagle Ranch Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Louisville Urban League United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Oaks School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Press Institute for Women in the Developing World United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Direct Relief United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 600
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
J Craig Venter Institute Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,739
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Duke University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -2,550
Gideons Promise Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 554,089

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13110 records found.