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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Shelby's SafeSpace San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Independent Television Service Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New Story, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 224,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Shelby's SafeSpace San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Independent Television Service Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
New Story, Inc. San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 224,600

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Madeira School Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Truckee Trails Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh PA Other Donor Advised 2018 200
Fugees Family Inc OH Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Heifer International Foundation AR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Barack Obama Foundation IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Family House, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Oregon Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 2,375,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian I WA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 5,518,400

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