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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
10 Books A Home San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fistula Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Avenidas Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
GiveWell San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 751,179
San Mateo County Law Library San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CHAC Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belvedere-Tiburon Library Foundation Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,407,079

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
10 Books A Home San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Bay Area Ministries, Inc. San Mateo Other Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fistula Foundation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Avenidas Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Nature Conservancy of California San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
GiveWell San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 751,179
San Mateo County Law Library San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
CHAC Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 400
Pacifica Performances Inc Mildred Owen Concert Hall San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Los Gatos Education Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belvedere-Tiburon Library Foundation Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,407,079

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Comic Relief Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charles River Conservancy Inc MA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mountain View Educational Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
PediPlace TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. NY Environment Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Houston Area Womens Center Inc TX Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harrington School PTO Inc MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Millikin Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 17,500
Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation Inc MA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hillbrook School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 410,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Westmont High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
The Expanding Your Horizons Network United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Fremont Unified School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beat the Streets Providence United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Project for Public Spaces, Inc. United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 81,000
Friends of National Guard Families United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
PENCIL INC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Seattle University United States Higher Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
StreetWise Partners Incorporated United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Free Geek United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Fundacion EsLaRed Venezuela Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Purdue University United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,531
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Ivy Tech Foundation Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -802
Ames Comm School District United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 775,079

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13110 records found.