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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
The Cancer League Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,491,480

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Math/Science Nucleus Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
The Cancer League Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,491,480

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Cancer Prevention Institute of California CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity CA Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 35,000
Pangea Legal Services CA Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
Maplight CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Urban Habitat Program CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Institute for Local Government CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 -50,000
Glenbard West High School IL Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM -628,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Cancer Prevention Institute of California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity United States Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 35,000
Pangea Legal Services United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Carnegie Mellon University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
Maplight United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Urban Habitat Program United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Institute for Local Government United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 -50,000
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Page SUM -815,230

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13110 records found.