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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Olive Seed Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Youth Law Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 4,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Carb DM, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 200
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Foundation San Francisco Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Olive Seed Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Friends of Peak To Peak Inc Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Cupertino DeAnza Lions Charities Inc Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
The Palo Alto Community Fund CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -750
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc IN Education Corporate Advised 2018 -640
Georgia Institute of Technology GA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -512
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Pear Avenue Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. OK Education Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Cancer Prevention Institute of California CA Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
Society of St. Vincent De Paul of San Mateo County CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -500
Literate Nation Us CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -500
New Mexico State University NM Education Donor Advised 2018 -365
Americans United for Separation of Church and State Inc DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -300
Art and Craft 4 All Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Ruskin Group Theatre Company CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -250
Catholic Worker Hospitality House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -250
St. Francis Center of Redwood City CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 -250
University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -237
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley CA Education Donor Advised 2018 -226
Page SUM -8,922

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