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)
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
New Story, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Mei Fong and Associates San Francisco CA United States Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits San Mateo CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 500
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 85,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 40,761,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Zen Center A Corporation Sole San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
New Story, Inc. San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Mei Fong and Associates San Francisco Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits San Mateo Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 500
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 85,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 40,761,750

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hope for Paws CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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
Phillips Brooks School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Liberty Ship Memorial, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Immaculate Conception Academy CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 306,966

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Impact Experience Institute United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Libraries United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Social Impact Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Bible Study Fellowship United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
East Palo Alto Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mary's Place Seattle United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
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
Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 797,770

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13110 records found.