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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
One Dollar For Life Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PICO National Network Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Baykeeper Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Mills College Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Moreau Catholic High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 58,794
Hesperian Health Guides Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
BASIC Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alameda County Homeless Action Center Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 300
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
California Shakespeare Theater Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,725,000
Page SUM 6,799,794

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upstart Bay Area Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
American Heart Association Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
One Dollar For Life Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Discretionary 2019 80,000
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Mills College Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Moreau Catholic High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 58,794
Hesperian Health Guides Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 125,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alameda County Homeless Action Center Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2019 300
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
Page SUM 5,235,794

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of South Florida Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Scholars Fund Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Youth Drama for All CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Force NOLA LA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Yale University CT Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, Inc. MA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Page SUM 1,149,700

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary 2019 50,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 750
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Young Womens Christian Association of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 22,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 136,200

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