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
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
JW House Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association 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
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wilderness Society San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Poor People's Radio Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin 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
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Temple Sholom San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
JW House Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Opera Association 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
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Wilderness Society San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Glide Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Poor People's Radio Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2018 200
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin 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
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Ignatian Corporation Saint Ignatius High School San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boomer Esiason Foundation NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Kgwale Le Mollo US CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
The San Jose Public Library Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Life for Relief and Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Help Animals India WA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 150
National Iranian American Council DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 150
Dilworth Elementary Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 150
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Children's Hopechest, Inc. CO International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
United States Fund for UNICEF CA International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150
Vaidica Vidhya Ganapathi Center Inc CA Religion Corporate Advised 2018 151
National Multiple Sclerosis Society NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 160
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 175
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 2,833

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
World Wildlife Fund, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Kgwale Le Mollo US United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 100
C. B. Eaton Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Carlton Home and School Club United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Community Radio for Northern Colorado United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Boomer Esiason Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Houston Food Bank United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hillel the Foundation For Jewish Campus Life United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 100
Eaton Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Cancer Society Inc United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Jefferson Academy Parent Teacher Organization United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Preservation Action Council of San Jose United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
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13110 records found.