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)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 800
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
International Media Project Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Self-Help for the Elderly San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 2,400
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Page SUM 680,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 800
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
International Media Project Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Mary's Catholic School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Self-Help for the Elderly San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 2,400
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco AIDS Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Page SUM 680,850

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
College Track CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Allen (Decima M.) Elementary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Santa Fe Opera NM Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JDRF International NY Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Urban Justice Center NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Human Rights Watch, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Whittier College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Francisco Performances, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Victory Ranch Inc NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Holt International Children's Services Inc OR Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Volunteers of America Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
SLS CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,692,600

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enterprise Community Partners Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Abilities United United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
European Molecular Biology Laboratory Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2018 249,239
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 79,030
Union for Reform Judaism United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Phillips Brooks School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Victory Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Salvation Army United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PAHC Management and Services Corporation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Canada Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 976,469

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13110 records found.