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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends Of The Mandarin Scholars In The SMFCSD San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. Contra Costa TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Daniel Webster Elementary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Martin Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Compass Family Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 45,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends Of The Mandarin Scholars In The SMFCSD San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
San Francisco Food Bank San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. Contra Costa Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Daniel Webster Elementary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Martin Elementary San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CORA Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Longmont Community Foundation CO General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Performing Arts Weber UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Per Scholas Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Arkansas Athletes Outreach AR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
World Vision WA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
American Jewish Committee NY Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Iridescent CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WeDontWaste Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
BeCause For Hope CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Build Change CO Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pacific Community Ventures CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 97,500
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Kiva Microfunds CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Higher Ground Academy MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 407,100

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Yonge Street Mission Canada Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Innovations for Learning Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Rape Crisis North East CLG Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Koinonia Family Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Siyafunda Community Technology Center South Africa Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Childrens Alopecia Project United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Baylor University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Indiana University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,258
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Seattle University United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 380
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 11,500
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 218,483

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