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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Burlingame Elementary School District San Mateo Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Contra Costa Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Morgan Hill Unified School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 200,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 200
Genesys Works Bay Area San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Orchard Elementary School District Santa Clara Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Shakespeare-San Francisco San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza San Francisco Donor Advised 2018 -200
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 908,240

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ZappyLab, Inc. CA Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Illinois Institute of Technology IL Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Inc NY Donor Advised 2018 2,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc NH Corporate Advised 2018 500
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish NY Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati OH Donor Advised 2018 500
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Orchard Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,897
Genesys Works Bay Area CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Equality Now, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Kailash Satyarthi Childrens Foundation of America, Inc. DC Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International GA Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Carnegie Foundation for Advancement Teaching W Coast Office CA Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Northwest Health Foundation II OR Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Promise Inc MA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sarara Institute CO Donor Advised 2018 400,000
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,868,397

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 55,000

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