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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
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
American Heart Association Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Paul's School Contra Costa NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Symphony of Northern California Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fremont Union High Schools Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
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
American Heart Association Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Paul's School Contra Costa Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Symphony of Northern California Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Food Bank Contra Costa and Solano Contra Costa Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Northern California Community Loan Fund CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Parents for Public Schools Inc MS Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Pug Rescue of Sacramento CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Adolescent Counseling Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
A Woman's Work, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Defenders of Wildlife United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Cabrillo Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
People for the American Way Foundation United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Givelight Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Lewis and Clark College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.