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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Religions San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Tides Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Academy of Science San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Symphony Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Literate Nation Us San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Zen Hospice Project Inc San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Music at the Mission Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ising Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
Page SUM 650,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Religions San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Tides Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Academy of Science San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Symphony Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Literate Nation Us San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 -500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Los Gatos High School New Millennium Foundation Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Insight Garden Program Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Zen Hospice Project Inc San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Family Connections San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Music at the Mission Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ising Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
Page SUM 650,750

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Orphan Secure CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Exhibition District CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
University of Colorado Foundation, Inc. CO Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
One Mind Institute CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vermont Public Radio VT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,300
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services TX International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Benedict's Ladder: A Representative Payee Service CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Center for Media Change Inc CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Las Lomitas Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Seminar Network Inc VA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jose Valdes Math Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Page SUM 600,300

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Iowa State University Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
SV Home United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sandia Search Dogs United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Congregation Bnai Brith Corporation United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Southern Center for Human Rights United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 249,275
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
PeopleForBikes Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,827,920
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Families for Excellent Schools, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Prince Edward Island Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 6,222
San Francisco Unified School District United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Papillon Center for Loss and Transition United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 2,892,567

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13110 records found.