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)
Arden Wood Inc San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
One World Children's Fund San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Pacific Primary San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jews for Jesus San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
thesecondopinion San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conservacion Patagonica San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Runners San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Brain Tumor Association San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Self-Help for the Elderly San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 1,102,200

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arden Wood Inc San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
One World Children's Fund San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Pacific Primary San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jews for Jesus San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Pacific Vision Foundation Inc San Francisco International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
thesecondopinion San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conservacion Patagonica San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Food Runners San Francisco Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Brain Tumor Association San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Self-Help for the Elderly San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Kiva Microfunds San Francisco International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 1,102,200

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Shin Shin Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greenwich Academy, Inc. CT Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Project HIRED CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA DE General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 205,500

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