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)
Union Middle School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc San Mateo MA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Techbridge Girls Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Lab SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 97,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Union Middle School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Grit Art & Tech Association Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,750
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Inc San Mateo Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Resource Area For Teaching Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Art and Craft 4 All Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Preservation Action Council of San Jose Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Techbridge Girls Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Lab SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Family Giving Tree Santa Clara Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 97,250

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Hoover Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City Year, Inc. MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Rethreaded Inc FL Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc KS Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
New Community Church CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Billerica Memorial High School MA Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Vilcap, Inc. DC Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 450,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 35,089
Schmahl Science Workshops CA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley CA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 9,500
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 2,116,089

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Giraffe Laugh Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 250
Home of Hope, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Bay United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arizona Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
AltaMed Health Services Corp United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Constitution Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Canary Fund United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Philadelphia Academies Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
United States Fund for UNICEF United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Give2Asia United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,950
Best Buddies International, Inc. United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Equal Heart United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 237,800

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13110 records found.