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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 260
Associacio Espiral Educacio i Tecnologia N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 21,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
European Molecular Biology Laboratory N/A Germany Sciences Donor Advised 2019 2,288,038
Pastoralist Integrated Support Programme N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Ignitia N/A Sweden Community Development Donor Advised 2019 -20,100
InsightShare Network N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2019 41,500
Monash University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 68
Civic Foundation for Innovation N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Griffith University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Learning for a Sustainable Future N/A Canada Education Corporate Advised 2019 12,300
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2019 2,500,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Australian National University N/A Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva N/A Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A Puerto Rico Other Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Page SUM 7,751,066

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Womens Daytime Drop-In Center Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 300
Womens Foundation of California Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 100,000
West Edge Opera Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 110,000
W Haywood Burns Institute Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 5,000
USENIX Association Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 12,000
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary 2019 500
Upstart Bay Area Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Upstream USA Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2019 9,400
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 11,951,400

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Juneau Cooperative Christian Ministry AK Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 200
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Eyak Preservation Council AK Environment Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Inian Island Institute Inc AK Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Inian Island Institute Inc AK Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Alaska Conservation Foundation AK Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bering Sea Womens Group AK Community Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Alaska Native Women-s Resource Center AK Human Services Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling Inc AK Environment Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Providence Alaska Foundation AK Health Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 200
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 700
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 152,050

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Zanmi Beni Foundation Inc United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
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
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 2,338,700

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