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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Room to Read San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Town School for Boys San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sing for America Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pachamama Alliance San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 628,000

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Room to Read San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Battery Foundation San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Town School for Boys San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Fund For Women, Inc. San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Sing for America Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pachamama Alliance San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tipping Point Community San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 628,000

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Edible Schoolyard Project CA Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Urban Ventures Leadership Foundation MN Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 250
The Trinity Forum Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Louisiana State University LA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,875
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Year Up Inc MA Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education IL Civil Rights/Social Action/Advocacy Donor Advised 2018 205,000
American Civil War Museum VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Massachusetts Boston MA Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Arc of Arizona Inc AZ Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated ID Other Donor Advised 2018 200
City Slicker Farms CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM -23,698,981

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