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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Women's Center N/A CA United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Rising Tide Capital Inc N/A NJ United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Green Corps Inc N/A CO United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yonge Street Mission N/A ON Canada Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Community Initiative and Facilitation for Assistance N/A Kenya Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Carolina for Kibera, Inc. N/A NC United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Proyectos Integrales en Economía Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Placer Food Bank N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Preble Street N/A ME United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Animal Concerns Trust N/A IL United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Bayview Hunters Point Center For Arts and Technology San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bolinas Community, Inc. N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,763
Virginia Organizing, Inc. N/A VA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Prospect Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Educacy Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Placer Food Bank N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for the Mid South N/A MS United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Rising Tide Capital Inc N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Green Corps Inc N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yonge Street Mission N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Community Initiative and Facilitation for Assistance N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Carolina for Kibera, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Proyectos Integrales en Economía Sustentable PIES de la Tier N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Placer Food Bank N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Preble Street N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Animal Concerns Trust N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Bayview Hunters Point Center For Arts and Technology San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bolinas Community, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,763
Virginia Organizing, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Prospect Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Improvement Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Educacy Santa Clara Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Placer Food Bank N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for the Mid South N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Venture Education Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 32,485
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Ravenswood Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
EducationSuperHighway CA Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000,000
Reading Partners CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pursuit of Excellence CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula School, Ltd. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,812,500
Roman Archbishop of Los Angeles A Corporation Sole CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc CO Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Rising Tide Capital Inc United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Starlings Volleyball Clubs USA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Women's Centers United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Green Corps Inc United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yonge Street Mission Canada Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Community Initiative and Facilitation for Assistance Kenya Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Carolina for Kibera, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Proyectos Integrales en Economía Sustentable PIES de la Tier Mexico Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 36,000
Placer Food Bank United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Preble Street United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Animal Concerns Trust United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Bayview Hunters Point Center For Arts and Technology United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Bolinas Community, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,763
Virginia Organizing, Inc. United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
Prospect Silicon Valley United States Community Improvement Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Educacy United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Placer Food Bank United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for the Mid South United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 457,163

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13110 records found.