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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fundacion EsLaRed N/A Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Trieste N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fundacion TREE N/A Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fundacion para la Sostenibilidad y la Equidad Santa Clara Costa Rica Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Chancellor Masters & Scholars of the University of Oxford N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 275,217
Sayorai Sabz N/A Tajikistan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
International Council on Monuments and Sites N/A France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 95,000
University College London N/A England Education Corporate Advised 2018 53,465
Pieta House N/A Ireland Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,230
Women’s Aid Federation of England N/A England Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Hakchon Theater N/A South Korea Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 9,450
University of Trieste N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 4,945
The Sanket Trust N/A India Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,699
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,500
Indian Institute of Science N/A India Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
RBK For Training N/A Jordan Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 78,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
National Council of Social Service N/A Singapore Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 809,006

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
Interfaith Movement For Human Integrity Alameda Religion Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 35,000
Maplight Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Half the Sky Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
PathLight International Inc Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berkeley Student Cooperative Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,426,300

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 62
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 415
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 208
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,176
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 587
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,264
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 596
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,003
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
Canadian Online Giving Foundation AB General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 56
Covenant House Alaska AK Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Social Services AK Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alaska Community Foundation AK General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alaska Conservation Foundation AK Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 66,083

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Carnegie Mellon University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -900,000
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
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Brothers Keeper Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services 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
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM -817,750

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13110 records found.