Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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 County Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,780
Stanford Health Care N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Silicon Valley Chinese Association Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 3,664
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Canary Fund San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Villa Siena Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
World Vision International N/A CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pie Ranch N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
ROSIES Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 130,000
Kainos Home & Training Center for the Developmentally Disabl San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Polytechnic State University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
PAHC Management and Services Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Theiss Research N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 4,725
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
There With Care of the Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hammond Ranch Firefighters Association N/A CA United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St Denis Parish San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
StarVista San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Pitzer College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Nine Gates Programs, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
International Bird Rescue N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Dignity and Power Now N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 350,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Bronco Bench Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of King N/A CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Garden Village Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Junior League of Monterey Co Inc N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Baker Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Cow Hollow Preschool San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Conservation Earth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 12,500
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Montezuma Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Hustle Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Congregation Bnai Brith Corporation N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Vascular Cures San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
India Community Center, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Papillon Center for Loss and Transition N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Kenya HELP San Mateo CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Hope's Corner, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 750
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
KIPP Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Family Values at Work A Multi-State Consortium WI Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. WI Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. WI Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 175,858
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
South Milwaukee High School WI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Healthy Minds Innovations Inc WI Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
Lucy Burns Institute Inc WI Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voces de la Frontera WI Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. WI Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Northwest Passage Limited WI Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc WV Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Hole Food Rescue Corp WY Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jackson Hole Ski Club WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Pioneer Classical School Inc WY Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area WY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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