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)
Oakland Institute Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment an Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Family Bridges, Inc. Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Rockwood Leadership Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
American Non-Smokers Rights Foundation Alameda CA United States Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2019 500
St Marys Center Alameda CA United States Other Donor Advised 2019 1,200
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,600
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
USENIX Association Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Eastbay Astronomical Society Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 633,350

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 540,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250
St. Mary's Center Alameda Other Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 1,111,000
United States Healthful Food Council, Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Oakland Museum of California Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Sustainable Economies Law Center Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Go Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
East Bay Community Law Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 2,000
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,298,950

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Zohar Dance Company CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
YWAM Boston Inc MA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc FL International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Passageways KS Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
ZappyLab, Inc. CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa IA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zearn Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. CA Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,315,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Zearn Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,500,000
Youth Policy Institute of Iowa United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Zilker Theater Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary 2019 500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 700
Youthcare United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Zion Christian Ministries United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Zohar Dance Company United States Education Donor Advised 2019 4,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 2,293,200

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