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)
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lutheran Church of Our Savior Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Vote.org Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Random Acts of Flowers San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Paul Church San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 952,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Golden Thread Productions San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lutheran Church of Our Savior Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Vote.org Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Marin Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
St. Paul Church San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 955,750

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California Santa Barbara CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Communities in Schools of Wake County NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of King CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Out In Tech Inc NY Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
University College London Friends Alumni Association, Inc. DE Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,500
Canary Fund CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Birchwood Middle School RI Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
JK Grants CA Other Corporate Advised 2018 7,566
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Youth WA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lower East Side Girls Club NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc ID Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Association of Fundraising Professionals CA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Uptown Tenderloin Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation VA Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc WV Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 267,569

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Canadian Online Giving Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Union rempart France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association of San Francisco United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Providence Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
DeMarillac Academy United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,300
Valley of the Sun United Way United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
School on Wheels Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 575
City Year, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,750
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Meals On Wheels of Boulder Inc United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,491
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 212,516

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13110 records found.