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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hoover Elementary School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Narika Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Lucy School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Ralph E. Noddin Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hoover Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 500
Narika Alameda Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Lucy School Santa Clara Religion Corporate Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 250
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 144,350

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Syringa Mountain Charter School ID Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Mr Hollands Opus Foundation Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 333,333
Chadbourne Family and Faculty Association CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 225
First Descents CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Bright Sky Ministry OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Wreaths Across America ME Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Einstein Academy IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Inc CO Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,750
Code.org WA Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of National Guard Families MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
The Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of S CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Fremont Unified School District CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Detroit Wayne County Health Authority MI Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Animal Cancer Foundation CT General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 869,258

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Association for Computing Machinery United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Curry Senior Center United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Water for People United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 350
Lumen Vitae A.C. Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Shriners Hospitals for Children United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Champions Education Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Youth Service Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 45,782
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Nordstrom Home & School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 410
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
WeHOPE United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,003
Page SUM 355,174

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13110 records found.