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 descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Association for Persons with Special Needs N/A Singapore Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education N/A Canada Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 105,000
FaithActs N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Fundacja WrOpenUp N/A Poland Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Slow Food N/A Italy Food Security Donor Advised 2019 40,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited N/A Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 6,300
Charity Science Foundation of Canada N/A Canada Human Services Donor Advised 2019 107,213
Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Science Accessibility Net N/A Japan Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 14,200
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,000
The University of Naples Federico II N/A Italy Sciences Donor Advised 2019 600
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 149,850
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 223
University of Prince Edward Island N/A Canada Education Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 207,477
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2019 35,000
Federacion Indigena Empresarial y Comunidades Locales de Mex N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 32,000
Genetic Resources Action International N/A Spain Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Scadding Court Community Center Incorporated N/A Canada Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Strategies for Northern Development N/A Kenya Food Security Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Page SUM 918,363

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stagebridge Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 300
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 500
Star Struck Productions Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
St Marys Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sovereign Order of Malta - Western Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Smartmeme, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 258,350

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ShadeTree Multicultural Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Somos Mayfair Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization CA Community Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
The Forgotten International CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Southern California CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
California Institute for Medical Research CA Health Donor Advised 2019 24,000
VoteRiders CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Womens Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Lutheran Church Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary 2019 50,000
Chinese for Affirmative Action CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 242,300

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 550,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Wreaths Across America United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wu Yee Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Page SUM 908,298

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