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 Countysort ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,157
SpaandanB Santa Clara CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Auxiliary of the Good Samaritan Hospital of Santa Clara Vall Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 103,657

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Chabad of Greater South Bay Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 -21,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Congregation Beth David Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,157
SpaandanB Santa Clara International Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Auxiliary of the Good Samaritan Hospital of Santa Clara Vall Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Morgan Autism Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2018 200
TFL US Incorporated NJ International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The City Well United Methodist Church NC Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Consumer Watchdog CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation MN Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Family Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
The Trinity Forum Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Louisiana State University LA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,875
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education IL Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 205,000
American Civil War Museum VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Massachusetts Boston MA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Arc of Arizona Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,257,069

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Concordia University Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
19 for Life Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Project Open Hand United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Page SUM 391,310

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13110 records found.