Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Save the Children Federation, Inc. Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda DE United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Transformation Church Alameda DE United States Other Donor Advised 2018 2,020
Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Centers Solano IL United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 600
Niches Land Trust Inc Contra Costa IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc San Mateo MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Latinos for Education Inc San Mateo MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Promise Inc Contra Costa MA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Impact Melanoma Contra Costa MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 500
House of Hope of North Carolina Inc Contra Costa NC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 300
Friends of Amani US Inc. Contra Costa NH United States Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Corporate Advised 2018 250
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
St. Paul's School Contra Costa NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Barringer Academy of S.T.E.A.M. Alameda NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Malala Fund Alameda NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
University at Albany Foundation Alameda NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
Prisoners Legal Services of New York Inc. Alameda NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 170,000
Research Foundation for the State University of New York Alameda NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,470
Living Hope Ministries in Haiti Inc. Alameda OH United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. Contra Costa TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil War Museum Contra Costa VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 19,152
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Galapagos Conservancy Inc. Marin VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Every1 Can Work Marin VA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 533
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf Marin VA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 6,004
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,390
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
NetHope Inc Marin VA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc Marin VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Volunteer Center of Fairfax County Inc Marin VA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,008
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 9,823
Childfund International USA Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,354
Design that Matters Inc. Contra Costa WA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Fogarty Institute for Innovation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Insight Meditation South Bay San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Mateo Park School Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 -1,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Operation Freedom Paws Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
One Dollar For Life Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Palo Alto Community Fund Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Learning Center Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Delancey Street California San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
SPUR San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
A Foundation Building Strength Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
StarVista San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Health Council, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Samaritan House San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Theological Seminary Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
First Presbyterian Church of Burlingame San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
The Salvation Army San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Restore Hetch Hetchy Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Jikoji Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Medical Foundation for Health Care Research & Educ Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Pacific Medical Center Foundation San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Gardeners Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
National Association of Veteran-Serving Organizations VA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Conservative Union Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 958,000
Meals on Wheels America VA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Cheetah Conservation Fund VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Virginia Tech VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Northern Virginia Family Service VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tahirih Justice Center VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 175,000
Univeristy of Virginia Alumni Association VA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Innermost House Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Conservative Union Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 212,000
Our Military Kids, Inc. VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 154,000
Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Inc. VA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Ashoka VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 74,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 32,500
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation VA Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Osteoporosis Foundation VA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Volunteers of America Inc. VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 229,009
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 46,300
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Impact 2030 Inc VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for American Freedom VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Maisha Meds Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Village School VA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
College of William and Mary VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Maasai American Organization VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Heart Association Inc VA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Episcopal Relief and Development VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
United Charitable VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Whole Womans Advocacy Alliance VA Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rector & Visitors of the University of Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Sweet Briar Institute VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Impact VA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 146,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Loudoun Hunger Relief VA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Virginia New Majority Education Fund VA Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
College Foundation of the University of Virginia VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boulder Crest Retreat Foundation VA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hope for the Warriors VA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kakenyas Dream VA Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Protect Our Defenders Foundation VA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
National Wildlife Federation VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Protestant Episcopal High School in Virginia VA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
City Fund VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 885,469
College Foundation of the University of Virginia VA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Madeira School Inc VA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Specially Adapted Resource Club VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Feminist Majority Foundation VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Salvation Army VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Advance Democracy Inc VA Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
American Diabetes Association Inc VA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Excellence in Education VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Osteoporosis Foundation VA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
PBS Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
National Consortium for Graduate Dgrs Minorities in Engineer VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 275,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Nature Conservancy VA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Better Angels Society Inc VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Congress of Parents and Teachers VA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation VA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
University of Virginia Engineering Foundation, Inc. VA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 20,000
CARE - Headquarters VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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