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)
New Mexico Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice N/A NM United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Feminist Majority Foundation N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wildlife Conservation Society N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
MERRAG N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Whale Foundation N/A HI United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Loyola High School Foundation N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Alameda Elementary School N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 29,496
BishopAccountability.org, Inc. N/A MA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Fishers Landing P T O N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Children's Hopechest, Inc. N/A CO United States International, Foreign Affairs Corporate Advised 2018 150
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
ELLINIKI ETAIRIA N/A Greece Environment Donor Advised 2018 936
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Animal Haven Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Action Ministries Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Theater Workshop of Nantucket Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Immigration Council N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Yiaku Laikipiak Trust N/A Kenya Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
International FIRST Committee Association N/A VA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
United Charitable N/A VA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
SEND International of the United States Inc N/A MI United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
YWAM Boston Inc N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
UC Santa Barbara Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of Nottingham N/A United Kingdom Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Nature Conservancy N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
La Union Del Pueblo Entero N/A TX United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
CALmatters N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
The Childrens Museum N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
NEO Philanthropy Inc N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
One Mind Institute N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
I4Farmers Inc N/A NJ United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 480
The Seattle Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 77,908
Washington University N/A MO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Nottingham N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 53,453
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen N/A CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 80,000
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Jazz Gallery N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St. Anthony Indian School Inc. N/A NM United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Chung Wah Academy of New England Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
DonorsChoose.org N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 148,377
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Southern Oregon University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,575
Makerere University N/A Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Hope Enterprise Corporation N/A MS United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 13,700
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rise Against Hunger N/A NC United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,707
Coffee House Press Inc N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southwest Resource Centre Academy Support Centre (ASC) N/A Nigeria Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Simprints N/A England Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Inc N/A NC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
FWD.us Education Fund N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,065,789
Center for Law and Social Policy N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,800
California Institute of Technology N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc N/A WI United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Prime Coalition, Inc. N/A GA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 -60,000
Childcaregroup N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Autism Science Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Gordon Research Conferences N/A RI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Economic Policy Institute N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 700,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Results for America N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastern Congo Initiative N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
St Vincent de Paul Society N/A MO United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 300
Wounded Warriors Family Support, Inc. N/A NE United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
FoodCorps, Inc. N/A OR United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,750
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB Canada General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 4,051
Results in Education Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Shriners Hospitals for Children N/A FL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Amherst College Trustees N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
William Marsh Rice University N/A TX United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 -1,772
Breast Cancer Research Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
A Woman's Work, Inc. N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 300
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. N/A WI United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
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