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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Family Service San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Health Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 10,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Spartan Foundation Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
MomsRising Education Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sustainable Conservation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Think of Us Contra Costa VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Schmahl Science Workshops Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Reading Partners Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 852,500

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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Liberty Ship Memorial, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Northern California Community Loan Fund San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Life Transitions Network San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Calvary Presbyterian Church San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco, Inc. San Francisco Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Year Up Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 35,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Compass Family Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco State University San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Medic Mobile, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Rotaplast International, Inc. San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Zen Hospice Project Inc San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope Mohr Dance San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
FOTC - SF Bay Area San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,132,600

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Srv2thrv Foundation TX Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rape Trauma Services CA Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc FL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CityTeam Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
History San Jose CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mount Hermon Association Incorporated CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,100
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
CASA of San Mateo County CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for American Progress DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,048,600

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12587 records found.
Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -226
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Maram Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Charles Armstrong School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
International Essential Tremor Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bravo Family Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 9,723,406
St. Gregory Catholic School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Project Amigo United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 350
PENCIL INC United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Union Square Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Red-Tail Land Conservancy, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Badass Animal Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Charter Schools Consortium United States Education Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Algebra Society Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
African Leadership Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 40,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 12,089,230

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13110 records found.