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
Girltrek Incorporated N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Python Software Foundation N/A OR United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Tahoe Expedition Academy Inc N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Children's Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Santa Clara County Office of Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary 2019 200,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Childrens Health Council Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
SAGA Innovations N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Born This Way Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Alianza Americas San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
The Opportunity Trust N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Church World Service Inc N/A IN United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200,000
W VA Council of Churches N/A WV United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 4,000,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Girltrek Incorporated N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Python Software Foundation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Tahoe Expedition Academy Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Children's Hospital Corporation N/A Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Santa Clara County Office of Education Santa Clara Education Discretionary 2019 200,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Childrens Health Council Inc Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
SAGA Innovations N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Born This Way Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Alianza Americas San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
The Opportunity Trust N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Church World Service Inc N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200,000
W VA Council of Churches N/A Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 4,000,000

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Peninsula Arts Guild CA Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Upstream USA Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Effective Altruism Foundation Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
San Francisco Friends School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Georgetown University DC Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
National Immigration Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Teachers College Columbia University NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Peninsula Arts Guild CA Other Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Tipping Point Community CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
One Acre Fund NY International Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Turnaround for Children, Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Lean Lab MO Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Center for Democracy and Technology DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Policing Equity NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Silicon Schools Fund, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Thorn NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Page SUM 20,000,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Girltrek Incorporated United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
NumFOCUS Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Python Software Foundation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Tahoe Expedition Academy Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Children's Hospital Corporation United States Health Corporate Advised 2019 200,000
New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Santa Clara County Office of Education United States Education Discretionary 2019 200,000
A New Way of Life Reentry Project United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Childrens Health Council Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Karam Foundation NFP United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 200,000
NumFOCUS Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 200,000
SAGA Innovations United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Born This Way Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Alianza Americas United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200,000
The Opportunity Trust United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Church World Service Inc United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200,000
W VA Council of Churches United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 4,000,000

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13280 records found.