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
Greenfield Project N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Paul Quinn College N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Voter Participation Center N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Service Society of New York N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,591
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A HI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 252,500
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development Inc N/A KY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 255,000
University of Notre Dame Du Lac N/A IN United States Education Donor Advised 2019 255,000
Public Health England N/A England Health Donor Advised 2019 257,400
Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 260,000
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated N/A MA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 260,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Ayni Institute N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 264,000
Community Success Initiative Inc N/A NC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 270,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Greenfield Project N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Paul Quinn College N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Voter Participation Center N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Service Society of New York N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,591
Hawaii Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 252,500
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 255,000
University of Notre Dame Du Lac N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 255,000
Public Health England N/A Health Donor Advised 2019 257,400
Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 260,000
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 260,000
Center for Applied Rationality Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Ayni Institute N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2019 264,000
Community Success Initiative Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2019 270,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
The Primary School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 3,885,000
Food & Water Watch DC Environment Donor Advised 2019 3,950,000
Big Sky Community Organization MT Environment Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
First Look Media Works Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
Good Food Institute, Inc. DC Food Security Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
EducationSuperHighway CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
Impact Justice CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools CA Education Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
American Journalism Project Inc DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
City Fund VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 4,405,332
Evidence Action, Inc. DC Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,651,915
Mercy Corps OR International Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,681,325
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 4,708,000
The Barack Obama Foundation IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,750,000
OpenAI Inc. CA Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Womens Foundation of California CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
We Care Solar CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 5,000,000
Page SUM 89,031,572

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Greenfield Project United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Equal Opportunity Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Paul Quinn College United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Castilleja School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,000
The Voter Participation Center United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Community Service Society of New York United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250,591
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 252,500
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 255,000
University of Notre Dame Du Lac United States Education Donor Advised 2019 255,000
Public Health England England Health Donor Advised 2019 257,400
Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 260,000
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 260,000
Center for Applied Rationality United States Health Committee Advised 2019 260,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Ayni Institute United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 264,000
Community Success Initiative Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 270,000
Page SUM 5,108,124

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13280 records found.