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 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Carnegie Institution of Washington N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Para Los Ninos N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Smithsonian Institution N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
University of Hawaii N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 116,853
Children International N/A MO United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,115
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Friends for Survival N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Prairie Foundation N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
World Neighbors Inc N/A OK United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
College of William and Mary N/A VA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Parker School PTO Inc N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Urban Justice Center N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dreams for Schools N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Nature Trust N/A South Korea Environment Corporate Advised 2018 40,000
North American Grouse Partnership N/A MT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 165,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Encounter Programs Incorporated N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Greenpeace Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chicago Horticultural Society N/A IL United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
Tebah USA N/A WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A NE United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Childrens Scholarship Fund N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bal Raksha Bharat N/A HR India Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 750
AIESEC Italia N/A Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Autism Movement Therapy Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Impact N/A VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Solar Electric Light Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 600
Huntington's Disease Society of America Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Climate Solutions N/A WA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,207
University of Prince Edward Island N/A PE Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 6,673
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Hospital Chaplains Ministry of America N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Human Rights Campaign Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Greyhound Friends for Life N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
UC Santa Barbara Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Nottingham N/A United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Life Giving Water International Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Equity Alliance of San Diego County N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boston Baroque Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 13,368
Immigrant Justice Corps Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Denver Rescue Mission N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Yale University N/A CT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,575
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Homeboy Industries N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 105,000
Charite - Universitaetsmedizin Berlin N/A Germany Education Donor Advised 2018 210,507
National Park Foundation N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Syrian American Medical Society Foundation N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Paula Museum of Art N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Jounce Partners Inc N/A PA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 85,000
Research Foundation for the State University of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 132,703
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NutritionFacts.org N/A MD United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Foundation for African Medicine and Education N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Imagine Supported Living Services N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 20,000
World Leadership Foundation Inc N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Seattle Clemency Project N/A WA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods N/A IN United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arc of Arizona Inc N/A AZ United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sweet Briar Institute N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Monterey Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Hope for the Warriors N/A VA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA N/A WI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
American Society of the University of Haifa N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids N/A AZ United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A HI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 127,600
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Niagara Hospice, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Florida International University Foundation Inc FL Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,954
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Franklin Education Forum DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Conservation International Foundation MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc SD Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Northern California Vipassana Center CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Voice of the Faithful Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Outdoor Outreach CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cheetah Conservation Fund VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
UC Santa Barbara Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Entitlements How Inc KY Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Cancer Research Fund Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grace 1st Transitional Center CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University IN Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of the Columbia Gorge OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP AZ Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, Inc. OR Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Medical Benevolence Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc OH Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
National Wildlife Federation VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Hokoji NM Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community NE Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Paul Carlson Medical Program, Inc. IL Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Puente de la Costa Sur CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
The Clearity Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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