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 ascending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Esopus Foundation Ltd N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Aubin Pictures, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
GiveDirectly, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
ORT America Inc N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The Mental Health Association of New York City Inc. N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Grantmakers Association N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,700
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
BRIC Arts Media Bklyn Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 600
Justice In Motion, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Lady of the Isle N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The World Union for Progressive Judaism Ltd N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 539,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
American Diabetes Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Big Life Foundation USA N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 3,500
American Kidney Fund, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Williams College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 800
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Friends of IDC N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
BrightFocus Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Feeding America N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
March of Dimes Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 65,050

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Grantee Statesort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Center for Civic Innovation Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 460,000
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rainforest Alliance, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Barnard College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Innocence Project, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Park Avenue Synagogue Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 36,000
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Employment Opportunities NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Roswell Park Alliance Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
TNTP Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 665,000
The Sato Project, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Park Avenue Synagogue Inc NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 4,080
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Roulette Intermedium, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,661,330

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Bridge Restoration Ministry United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
California Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Concordia University Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 22,510
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forsch Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 452,510

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