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)
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Lamplighters Music Theatre San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 62,000
Bay Area Cancer Connections Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Raphael House of San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 11,029
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 158,376
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 863,905

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Live Oak Adult Day Services Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Berkeley House Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Margaret J. Kemp San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seva Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Napa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Conservation Earth, Inc. San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Community School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 395,150

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. OK Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Washington STEM Center WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Brave Parents Inc ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Maryland MD Education Corporate Advised 2018 76,914
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Allen County Christmas Bureau Inc IN Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Philanthropy Roundtable DC General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Foreign Policy Association Incorporated NY International Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Heart Association Inc CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Colorado Friendship CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Oncology, Inc. MA Other Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 451,014

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Unbound United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 350
Earth Island Institute Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Proximity Designs United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Bay Area Women's and Children's Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Promises2Kids Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
OneGoal United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 560
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
United States Association for UNHCR United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,475
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Schmahl Science Workshops United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Indians for Collective Action K K Jindal United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Florida United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 558,135

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