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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation N/A DC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc N/A PA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Unbound N/A KS United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 6,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Unbound N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Johns Hopkins University MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 325
Last Mile Health MA Health Donor Advised 2018 325
Upstream USA Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 325
New Schools Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 325
Internationals Network for Public Schools Inc NY Other Donor Advised 2018 335
National Council on Teacher Quality DC Education Donor Advised 2018 335
Transgender Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 338
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
San Diego Youth Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 350
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 350
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 350
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 350
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Page SUM 6,858

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Unbound United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Breakthrough Silicon Valley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 6,000

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13110 records found.