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 Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 500
First Community Housing Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 7,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District Santa Clara CA United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 712,143

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 100,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Zen Heart Sangha, Inc. San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 500
First Community Housing Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland Alameda Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc Alameda Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Transfiguration Episcopal Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr Santa Clara Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Redwood City Downtown Business Group San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 7,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 712,143

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,650
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Community Seva Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Food Recovery Network Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Share Our Strength Inc MD Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Oregon Food Bank, Inc. OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
St. Francis Center of Redwood City CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Center for Science in the Public Interest DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Akshaya Patra Foundation USA MA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tualatin School House Food Pantry OR Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 97,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depressi United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
College Foundation of the University of Virginia United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Belle Foundation for Cultural Development United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 2,018
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of National Guard Families United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Woodside Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco First Tee United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for American Freedom United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Aesara Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 30,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 685,187

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13110 records found.