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
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education 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
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Auxiliary for Children Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
San Bruno Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
A Woman's Work, Inc. CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center AZ Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc PA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music CA Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Seva Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Sunday Assembly Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Friends of UNFPA, Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
U.S. National Committee for UN Women United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Kara United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
World Central Kitchen Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.