Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of America N/A GA United States Other Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Catholic Social Services N/A AK United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ventures N/A WA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City Harvest Inc N/A NY United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Miami N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Denison University N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Enloe Medical Center N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Multiple Sclerosis Society N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families Inc N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
New Mexico Community Capital N/A NM United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
World Vision N/A WA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,750
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne N/A Switzerland Education Donor Advised 2018 240,350
Lumind-Research Down Syndrome Foundation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 4,761
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation N/A WY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yellowstone Forever N/A WY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ceiba Public Schools N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
University of Trieste N/A Italy Education Donor Advised 2018 4,945
Carnegie Mellon University N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 299
Friends of Indian River County Library Inc N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services Inc N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Museum of the Bible Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Springboard Collaborative N/A PA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
TFL US Incorporated N/A NJ United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Charlie's Acres N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Terralingua N/A MI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Headwaters Science Institute N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Working Wardrobes for a New Start N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Malama Honua Public Charter School Foundation N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Karam Foundation NFP N/A IL United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Team Rubicon N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Drug Policy Alliance N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -40,033
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pastoralist Integrated Support Programme N/A Kenya Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Siskiyou Food Assistance Corporation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Verified Voting Foundation N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Gordon Research Conferences N/A RI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Freedom's Shield N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 49,927
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition N/A CO United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 17,000
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values N/A MA United States Donor Advised 2018 700,000
The Center for Global Enterprise Ltd N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 24,000
Possible Dreams International N/A VIC Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Omid Foundation USA N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 19,801
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
New Schools for Baton Rouge N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,830,000
Amnesty International of the USA Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
University of Florida Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,500
Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa-USA N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PEN American Center Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pratham USA N/A TX United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 165,000
Auburn Theological Seminary N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 150,000
The Mission Continues N/A MO United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Inc N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Prime Coalition, Inc. N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Museum of Natural History N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Meals on Wheels America N/A VA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Represent.Us Education Fund N/A MA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation N/A VA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Puerto Rico Community Foundation N/A PR United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Church of the Ascension N/A FL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Look Media Works Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,800,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Georgetown University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Rye Presbyterian Church N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Franciscan Monastery of St Clare N/A NE United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Centre for Effective Altruism N/A England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,688,000
American Cancer Society Inc N/A OK United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Flti N/A AR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Wildlife Conservation Society N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
New Venture Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 3,100
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Institute of Noetic Sciences Sonoma Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,300
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Sonoma Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Swiss-California Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Gravenstein Schools Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gravenstein Schools Magnet Program Foundation Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pepperwood Foundation Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Russian Riverkeeper Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Kagyu Takten Puntsokling Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Unify the World Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Equi-Ed Inc Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 800
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cinnabar Elementary School District Sonoma Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 750
Rites of Passage Sonoma Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Children's Hunger Relief Fund, Inc. Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Point Reyes Bird Observatory Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Sonoma Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma Land Trust Sonoma Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 415,000
Redwood Credit Union Community Fund Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 150
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sonoma Immigration Donor Advised 2018 300,000
John B. Riebli Elementary School Sonoma Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
King Ridge Foundation Inc Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Canine Companions for Independence Sonoma Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc NM Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Water Watch of Oregon OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Charlotte Center for Urban Ministry Inc NC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bethel Church of Redding CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
The Berner-Garde Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Carnegie Institution of Washington DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Learning Center Institute OH Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Donnell-Kay Foundation Inc CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Food & Water Watch DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
International Planned Parenthood Federation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Howard University DC Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition CO Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Salem State University Foundation, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Health and Science University Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
A Breeze of Hope Foundation PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mayan Families CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Childrens Aid College Prep Charter School NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,462
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 49,154
Scholarship America Inc MN Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,080
Mary's Place Seattle WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Denver Dumb Friends League CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hoa Aina O Makaha HI Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hi-Hope Service Center Inc GA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Human Development and Children Foundation MD Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Mayo Clinic MN Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jesuit High School of New Orleans LA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Rabies Challenge Fund Charitable Trust CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Lupus Research Alliance Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 700
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International AZ Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Manhattan College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Salesian Elementary & Jr. High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. MD Immigration Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Ruskin Group Theatre Company CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -250
Common Market Philadelphia Inc PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation FL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Dome of Hope Organization Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute MA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Grassroots Leadership Inc NC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Castle Rock Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Healthy You Network Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Stuttering Association for the Young Inc. NY Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
PeopleForBikes Foundation CO Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,827,920
The Bronx Defenders NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Childrens Hospital of Orange County CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The SAMFund MA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Deschutes Basin Land Trust OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tourette Association of America NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Reading Results OR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Veterans Squaring Away Veterans CO Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
The Gunston School Incorporated MD Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Amici Lovaniensis Inc MD Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Ministerio Internacional Rosa De Saron, Inc. TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BRAC USA Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Resources for Human Development Inc PA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Broad Institute, Inc. MA Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Clarendon Hills Lions Foundation IL General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
BSF International LLC TX Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center Inc MA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Local Development Corporation of East New York NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Educating Tanzania Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Son of a Saint LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Minnesota Indian Womens Sexual Assault Coalition MN Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Taking Out Toxo IL Health Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Oak Heritage Conservancy Inc IN Environment Donor Advised 2018 180,000
Kakenyas Dream VA Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Psi Services III Inc DC Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Benito County Heritage Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The ONE Campaign DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
International Buddhist Progress Society NC Religion Corporate Advised 2018 590
Sakhi for South Asian Women NY Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Women's Center CA Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 500
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