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 Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Givelight Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc N/A CO United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
American Indian College Fund N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Givelight Foundation Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mid-Pacific Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
American Indian College Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Pathways Home Health and Hospice CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc FL Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Wikimedia Foundation Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
National Council of Jewish Women Incorporated NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Feeding America DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 300
Northern California Community Loan Fund CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Health Trust CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
League of Women Voters of the Bay Area CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Helping Hand For Relief & Development Inc MI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 300
Seva Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community WA Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Givelight Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Rotary Club of Central Citrus Charitable Foundation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Public Communicators Inc United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Surfrider Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Puente de la Costa Sur United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Mid-Pacific Institute United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
American Indian College Fund United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Saint Monica Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Blue Heron Zen Community United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
City of Palo Alto Animal Services United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
St Anthony Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
San Bruno Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Congregation Beth Am United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Regents of the University of Colorado United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300
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13110 records found.