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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,213,500

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,213,500

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Village School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Avenidas United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 39,250

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13110 records found.