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 descending Year Amount (USD)
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Partnership for Public Service Inc N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 -38,230
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Poor People's Radio Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Ravenswood City Elementary School District San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
San Francisco Sailing Science Center, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Share Our Spare N/A IL United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project N/A NY United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 12,250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ocean Conservancy Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Partnership for Public Service Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 -38,230
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Poor People's Radio Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Ravenswood City Elementary School District San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. San Mateo Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
San Francisco Sailing Science Center, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund San Mateo General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Share Our Spare N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2019 12,250
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ocean Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Partnership for Public Service Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics Canada Health Donor Advised 2019 -38,230
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Poor People's Radio Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Ravenswood City Elementary School District United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Rhythmix Cultural Works United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Rotary Club of Woodside-Portola Valley Foundation Inc. United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2019 -1,000
Samaritan House United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
San Francisco Sailing Science Center, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 200
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Share Our Spare United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 12,250
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13280 records found.