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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
American Civil War Museum Contra Costa VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 19,152
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin VA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NetHope Inc Marin VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc Marin VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 163,278

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 737,215

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Direct Relief CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Fair Oaks Community Center of Redwood City CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
FCL Educational Fund CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Union Square Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Lincoln Law School of San Jose Endowment Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Academy of Sciences CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers and Students CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Impact Justice CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 394,550

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 62,400
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Western Organization of Resource Councils Education Project United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Keep Memory Alive United States Health Donor Advised 2018 900
Pratham USA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
MW Fund Inc. United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Association for India's Development, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adelante Mujeres United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Isha Foundation Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bayshore Christian Ministries United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Refugee Transitions United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 212,725

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