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
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
One Dollar For Life Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pop Up Zendo Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
MathAndCoding Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Bulamu International Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Sacred Heart Nativity School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
AchieveKids Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
One Dollar For Life Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pop Up Zendo Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
MathAndCoding Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Bulamu International Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Supportive Housing Inc Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Costanoa Commons Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. FL Health Donor Advised 2018 250
International Rescue Committee, Inc. MN International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Berkeley City Club Conservancy CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Chicago Horticultural Society IL Environment Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Grit Art & Tech Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Heart Association Inc VA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Financial Planning, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Companions on the Journey CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Able Works CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Unloop WA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clean Money Campaign CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Truck of Love United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Valley Christian Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
DuPage County Sherrif United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Norcal Spinal Cord Injury Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
BishopAccountability.org, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
California Academy of Science United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
History San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Protection of Nature Israel Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Reggie S Friends United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Traveling Companions United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
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13110 records found.