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)
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Story of Stuff Project Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
California Crosspoint High School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Centerville Presbyterian Church Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Ignite Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Oakland Institute Alameda CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,263,546

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Korean Master Chorale Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Aurora Theatre Company Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 750
Story of Stuff Project Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Oakland Boxing Association Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Self-eSTEM Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 14,663
California Crosspoint High School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2019 200,000
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 300
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2019 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Centerville Presbyterian Church Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2019 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc. Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 262,633
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Oakland Institute Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 1,263,546

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 300
Xavier Mission Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation MT General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Northern Middlesex Count CT Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Xavier University OH Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2019 500
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Yerba Buena High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco CA Human Services Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 212,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Dreamer Network United States Education Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wu Yee Children's Services United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 1,300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Eisner Scholars United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 12,250
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 6,548
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. United States Other Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Yale University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Year Up Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 879,598

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13280 records found.