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
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara CA United States International Development 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
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gavilan College Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health 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
Parkside Boosters San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Gavilan College Educational Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Bill Wilson Center Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Project Open Hand San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Violence Appellate Project Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Parkside Boosters San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacific Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Uplift Family Services Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
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
The Peach Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
American Friends of Magen David Adom NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Family Caregiver Alliance CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado CO Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Givelight Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Kilgoris Project CA Education 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
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc NC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Foundation for Academic Endeavors WA Education Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
St Vincent de Paul Society United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
PRX Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Mending Kids International United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Mongol Ecology Center United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
American Leadership Forum United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Parents for Public Schools Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
St. Catherine of Siena Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
PAMS Foundation Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Downtown Streets Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.