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 State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
The University of Texas at Austin TX Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Hebrew Free Loan CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Yavneh Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
IEEE Foundation Inc NJ General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California CA Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Save the Bay CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket Foundation, Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Conservacion Patagonica CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois IL Education Donor Advised 2018 105,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bishop O'Dowd High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 2,444,250

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Food Bank United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Physicians for a National Health Program United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Berkeley Lab Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Amor Ministries Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Matriculate Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Jewish Records Indexing-Poland United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacifica Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Fundacion Omar Ibargoyen Paiva Uruguay Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Monmouth Medical Center Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Israel Fund United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Food System 6 Accelerator United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
DMI Ministries Canada Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 709,545

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