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
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
La Casa De Don Pedro Inc. N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pro Bono Net, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Oakland Community Land Trust Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American National Red Cross N/A TX United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A TX United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
National Immigration Forum Inc N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
VisionSpring N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
LatinoJustice PRLDEF N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Americas Voice Education Fund N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 5,000,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
La Casa De Don Pedro Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ice911 Research Corporation San Mateo Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pro Bono Net, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute Alameda Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of Washington Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Oakland Community Land Trust Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Equal Opportunity Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
NumFOCUS Inc N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
National Immigration Forum Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
VisionSpring N/A International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
LatinoJustice PRLDEF N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Americas Voice Education Fund N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 5,000,000

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
ColorOfChange.org Education Fund, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Success Academy Charter Schools Inc. NY Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Charter Fund Inc CO Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
University of San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Teach For All Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
California Institute of Technology CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Miami-Dade College Foundation FL Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
San Francisco State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
San Francisco State University Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated MA Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
Page SUM 40,000,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
La Casa De Don Pedro Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Ice911 Research Corporation United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pro Bono Net, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
MK Level Playing Field Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2019 250,000
University of Washington Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Oakland Community Land Trust United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Generation Citizen Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Peninsula Temple Sholom United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Equal Opportunity Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2019 250,000
NumFOCUS Inc United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 250,000
National Immigration Forum Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
VisionSpring United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
LatinoJustice PRLDEF United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Americas Voice Education Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 5,000,000

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13280 records found.