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 ascending Year Amount (USD)
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 60,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Saint Andrew's School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,364
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Valley Presbyterian Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Bring Me A Book Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
LifeMoves San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma San Francisco General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 60,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Saint Andrew's School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 1,364
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
International School of the Peninsula Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 6,000
El Camino Hospital Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Valley Presbyterian Church San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 251,114

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Focus on the Family CO Other Donor Advised 2018 500
National Network of Abortion Funds PA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc VA International Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Family & Childrens Services CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
World Arts West CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wesleyan University CT Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Civil Rights Corps DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Phillips Brooks School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Capoeira Center of New York Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,003,466

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
FUSE Corps United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 290,000
CollegeSpring Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mississippi Center for Justice United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
One Acre Fund United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aim High for High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Los Altos Educational Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Francis Center of Redwood City United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sow A Seed Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 320
Gordon Research Conferences United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Opportunity Fund Community Development United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 25,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,000
BRAC USA Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Chemists Without Borders Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 644,070

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13110 records found.