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
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pop Up Zendo Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
uAspire Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilgoris Project San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
uAspire Inc Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Kilgoris Project San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Bronco Bench Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
One Dollar For Life Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Education Fund San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Lewis and Clark College OR Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Hindu American Foundation DC Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sunnyvale Community Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Foundation for Academic Endeavors WA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Hawaii Public Radio HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Classical Public Radio Network LLC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
The Peach Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
United Way of Northern California United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.