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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Foundation for Students Rising Above San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
KIPP Foundation N/A CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 12,500
Hilltop School San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Longevity Research Institute Alameda CA United States Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
RAND Corporation N/A CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Little Wishes Marin CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
Calero High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A VA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Isabella Bird Community School N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Foundation for Students Rising Above San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Santa Clara Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
KIPP Foundation N/A Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Santa Clara Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 12,500
Hilltop School San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. Santa Clara Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Longevity Research Institute Alameda Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
RAND Corporation N/A Community Development Committee Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets Inc Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Little Wishes Marin Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
Calero High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Isabella Bird Community School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
City of San Jose CA Community Development Committee Advised 2019 25,000
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Committee Advised 2019 250
Future of Life Institute MA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 130,000
Pacific Stroke Association CA Health Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Mt. Pleasant High School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Hilltop School CA Education Committee Advised 2019 727
National Center for Youth Law CA Public Safety Committee Advised 2019 3,200
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 70,000
San Mateo County Health Foundation CA Health Committee Advised 2019 727
Ought Inc. CA Sciences Committee Advised 2019 100,000
Center for Applied Rationality CA Health Committee Advised 2019 110,000
National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
OCJ Kids AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Arizona Technology Council Foundation AZ Education Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Beat the Streets Wrestling Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
SEMI Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Silicon Andhra CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Cafe Momentum TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Southwest Social Services Programs Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. United States Education Committee Advised 2019 40,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Foundation for Students Rising Above United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
KIPP Foundation United States Education Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2019 12,500
Hilltop School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 727
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. United States Environment Committee Advised 2019 4,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Committee Advised 2019 10,000
Longevity Research Institute United States Health Committee Advised 2019 160,000
RAND Corporation United States Community Development Committee Advised 2019 500
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 3,200
William C. Overfelt High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Little Wishes United States Human Services Committee Advised 2019 727
Calero High School United States Education Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Isabella Bird Community School United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
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13280 records found.