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)
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Caravan To Class Marin CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
StarVista San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
APA Heritage Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Women Leader Network Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Senior Day Health Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 850,000
Crowded Fire Theater Company San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Page SUM 1,357,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Caravan To Class Marin General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
StarVista San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
APA Heritage Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Women Leader Network Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Senior Day Health Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Oakland Public Education Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 850,000
Crowded Fire Theater Company San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Page SUM 1,357,700

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri UT Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Downtown Streets, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 400,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco AIDS Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American Himalayan Foundation CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
UMBC Foundation MD Education Donor Advised 2018 5,750
Contra Costa Jewish Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vote Solar CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sojourners DC Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Committee for Green Foothills CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Mind and Life Institute VA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Monterey Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Partners in Oakland Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 11,750
Page SUM 640,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Congregation Emek Beracha United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,600
Smile Train, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Ravenswood Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hammond Ranch Firefighters Association United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Family & Childrens Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
American Association for the Advancement of Science United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
USA West Province, Society of Jesus United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Children of Haiti Enhancement Foundation Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Agapao Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Internews Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vassar College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,082,050

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13110 records found.