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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
UniversalGiving San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 168,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Bellarmine College Preparatory Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Services Agency Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
UniversalGiving San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Eastside College Preparatory School, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 110,350

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sunday Friends Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
Grit Art & Tech Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Math and Science Initiative Inc TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 22,671
ASRT Foundation NM Health Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Times Up Foundation CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Denver Rescue Mission CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Benito County Inc CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Design that Matters Inc. WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Constitution Center PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Project Angel Food CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Napa Junior Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bullis-Purissima Elementary School Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cents Ability Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Edward Neill Elementary School MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Pearl Elegance Foundation MD General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 246,857

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
American-Italian Cancer Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
American Jewish Committee United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Youth Business USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Help Animals India United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
Adirondack Mountain Club Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
World Affairs Council of Northern California United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
City of Fremont United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,800
Association for Texas Advocates Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,520
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
South Bay Islamic Association United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose State University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Community Seva Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hire Heroes USA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Car Media Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 265,070

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