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 Countysort descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
Transgender Law Center Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,487,500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Cure GM1 Incorporated Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Project H Design Alameda CA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planting Justice Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 10,697,700

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
Transgender Law Center Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Centro Legal De La Raza, Inc. Alameda Immigration Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Designing Justice & Designing Spaces Alameda Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 3,850
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,487,500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Cure GM1 Incorporated Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Mission Valley ROCP Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Oakland Unified School District Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -25,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Golden State Warriors Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Project H Design Alameda International Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Planting Justice Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Greenlining Institute Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 10,697,700

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Watershed Center VT Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Children of Haiti Enhancement Foundation Inc FL Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Central Asia Institute MT International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Services Agency CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Foundation for a College Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Generation Citizen Inc NY Education Donor Advised 2018 24,500
City Garden Montessori School MO Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mei Fong and Associates CA Other Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Fire Foundation CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Education Leaders of Color Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
AFS-USA Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
High Resolves America CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Save The Waves Coalition CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of the Columbia Gorge OR Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,193,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for a College Education United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Middle School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teach For All Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
LifeMoves United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Grassroots Ecology United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Alliance for Climate Protection United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 4,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Praxis Project, Inc. United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Peninsula School, Ltd. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Be The Match Foundation United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Children in Conflict Inc United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,333,000
Alliance of Local Communities in Hardship Areas (ALCHA) Kenya Environment Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Page SUM 1,726,450

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13110 records found.