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
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Legal Services for Children San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Vote.org Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sempervirens Fund Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Open Heart Kitchen of Livermore, Inc. Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
California Federation of Womens Clubs Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Legal Services for Children San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Dream Catchers Inc Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Child and Family Research and Training Institute San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Cutting Ball Theater San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 280
DonorsChoose.org NY Education Donor Advised 2018 282
American Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Professional T NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 290
ActionAid USA DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 292
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 299
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 299
Sequoia Adult School Scholars CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Caminar CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Ocean Conservancy Inc DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula College Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
GiveDirectly, Inc. NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Truckee Donner Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
The Peach Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
American Friends of Magen David Adom NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 5,942

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Mothers Against Drunk Driving United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Solar Cookers International United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United Roots United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Los Altos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
JDRF International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Harker School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
California Family Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Maya's Hope Foundation Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Paradise Rotary Foundation United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Dartmouth Home & School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 254
Contemporary Jewish Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
San Carlos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 265
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 265
Page SUM 5,044

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13110 records found.