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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
YMCA of the East Bay Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,725
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
iMentor Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Code for Fun Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Care Solar Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,500,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
YMCA of the East Bay Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 287,500
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,725
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
The Taylor Family Foundation Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
iMentor Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Code for Fun Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,500,000

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity CA Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 35,000
Pangea Legal Services CA Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
Maplight CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc CA Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Urban Habitat Program CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Institute for Local Government CA Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 -50,000
Thomas Jefferson University PA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University MO Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Cancer Prevention Institute of California CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Downtown Streets Inc CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Community Housing CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Park Foundation MD Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Light From Light Inc SC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Brothers Keeper Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM -671,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford England Education Donor Advised 2018 -150,500
Maplight United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Urban Habitat Program United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Institute for Local Government United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 -50,000
Thomas Jefferson University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Washington University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Cancer Prevention Institute of California United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 45,000
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity United States Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 35,000
Pangea Legal Services United States Public Safety Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Carnegie Mellon University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Performing Arts Weber United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Silicon Valley De-Bug United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PORCH-Durham United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM -824,250

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13110 records found.