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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Minnesota Public Radio N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Central Asia Institute N/A MT United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
United Way of Bengaluru N/A India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Foster Youth Fund San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Cause Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Minnesota Public Radio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents of Universal Performers Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. N/A Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Central Asia Institute N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
United Way of Bengaluru N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Foster Youth Fund San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Cause Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Southern California N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200
For Kids Foundation NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Corporate Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Cancer Commons CA Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. NY Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Leadership Scholarship, Inc. MN Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Djerassi Resident Artists Program CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Compass High School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Avenidas CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Public Citizen Foundation, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Minnesota Public Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Parents of Universal Performers Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 200
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Ashland Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 200
Central Asia Institute United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Nature Conservancy of California United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
National Multiple Sclerosis Society United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Woodside-Portola Valley Fire Foundation United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 200
United Way of Bengaluru India General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Foster Youth Fund United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Seattle Children's Playgarden United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Common Cause Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Women Against Rape United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
National Domestic Violence Hotline United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.