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)
Wags and Walks N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hillview Middle School Parent Teacher Organization San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Kings Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ising Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CuriOdyssey San Mateo CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 251,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Voces de la Frontera N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Peace Education Fund N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fractured Atlas Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Camaldolese Hermits of America N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
World Central Kitchen Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
We Are Cherished Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
No Means No Worldwide N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Australian Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Scripted, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Oceana, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Spark Microgrants N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
University Health Network N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
CarbonFund Org Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 899,470

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of San Mateo County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Medical Corps CA International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Ukiah Symphony Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pursuit of Excellence CA Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Congregation Emek Beracha CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,650
Affordable Housing Now - Yes on Props 1 & 2 Coalition CA Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 75,000
California Forward CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Salk Institute for Biological Studies CA Medical Research/Scientific Research/Social Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Portola Valley Schools Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City of Gonzales CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 381,900

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Institute for Scientific Exploration, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 19,500
Food for Children Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Spain Education Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Castle Air Museum Foundation Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
California Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Gilroy Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
Catholic Charities of San Jose United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mentor Tutor Connection United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 233,200

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