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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Martha's Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Media Matters for America N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
AmericaShare USA Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mongabayorg Corporation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Academy of Engineering Fund N/A GA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 550,000
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Buddhist Digital Resource Center Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niches Land Trust Inc N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,500
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,560
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
PARS Equality Center Santa Clara CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 2,500
OpenAI Inc. San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 5,843,510

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Martha's Kitchen Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Media Matters for America N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000
AmericaShare USA Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mongabayorg Corporation San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Academy of Engineering Fund N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 550,000
Nepal Youth Foundation Marin International Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Buddhist Digital Resource Center Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niches Land Trust Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 35,500
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,560
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200
PARS Equality Center Santa Clara Immigration Donor Advised 2019 2,500
OpenAI Inc. San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Peninsula College Fund Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 5,843,510

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Save the Bay CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Amy Seiwert's Imagery CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Vascular Cures CA Health Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sequoia High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
B K S Iyengar Yoga Assn of No Cal CA Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation NY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Korean American Community Foundation of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bolinas Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish NY Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Calaveras Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 24,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International GA Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 222,250

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,788
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 400
Kuumbwa Jazz Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ayuda United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Libertys Kitchen United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Beautiful Day United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Univision Communications Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 448,000
Victory Center Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bodhi Tree Concerts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stern Grove Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Lyford Cay Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Makoto Taiko United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 23,000
Yellow Barn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,076,688

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