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)
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Huckleberry Youth Programs, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vascular Cures San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,577,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory, Inc. San Mateo Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Bay School of San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 3,500
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
That Man May See, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Gubbio Project, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Open Philanthropy Project San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. San Mateo International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 12,500
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 30,092,000

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
PediPlace TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harrington School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc TX Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 56,000
Petaluma Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sustainable Economies Law Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Cara Program IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Donaldson Way Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
National Guard Association of Indiana Foundation IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
One Goal IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 474,865

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of Information Technology and Management Poland Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Better Angels Society Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Iowa State University Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Childrens Miracle Network United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Child Creativity Lab Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Association for Texas Advocates Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Concordia University Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 518,250

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