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)
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Branham High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose State University Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Branham High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Jose State University Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 9,700
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Faria Educational Enrichment Fund Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Indiana University IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 32,258
Inside the Outdoors Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Jordan Education Foundation UT Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Black Stone Valley Advocacy Center RI Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 8,537
San Francisco Foundation CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Milpitas Christian School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Vibha Inc Help Them Grow CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California at Riverside CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Queens Grant High School VIP NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mercy Corps OR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,067,308
Habitat for Humanity International Inc AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gilroy Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Portland Community College Foundation Inc OR Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rochester Institute of Technology NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 57,541
Page SUM 2,372,694

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Reg 11 Education Service Center United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Charitable Giving England General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology Corp United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Adelante Mujeres United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Descents United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Childrens Miracle Network United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Super Stars Literacy Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
United Nations Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fundacion IMDEA Networks Spain Health Corporate Advised 2018 95,538
William Marsh Rice University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
A Woman's Work, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Fremont Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Saratoga Education Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Able Works United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 251,466

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13110 records found.