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 ascending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Foundation of San Benito County N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Trek Medics International Inc N/A CT United States Other Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Florida International University Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 99,954
John Lynch Foundation N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Proximity Designs N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Aspire P16 Collaborative N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
American Friends of IDC N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Tufts College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Anti-Defamation League N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Gandhigram Trust N/A India Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Tahoe Conservancy N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University N/A Ukraine Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
U.S. National Committee for UN Women N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 300
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Stichting VU N/A Netherlands Education Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Education Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Co-Creation Hub Limited N/A Nigeria Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics N/A ON Canada Health Donor Advised 2018 -30,886
Regents of the University of California At San Diego N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 43,192
William James Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Nuclear Threat Initiative, Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,556,773
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc N/A KS United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Frontier Innovations Foundation N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Rethreaded Inc N/A FL United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 35,000
Ride to Walk, Inc. N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Viewpoint Educational Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,500
United Ministries in Higher Education at Purdue University N/A IN United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Childrens Miracle Network N/A UT United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Committee of 100 Inc N/A NY United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Animal Equality N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Revere High School N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,400
Desert Aids Project N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP N/A IL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole N/A WY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
World Bicycle Relief NFP N/A IL United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A MN United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Howard University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Friendship United Methodist Church N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Plantrician Project N/A CT United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Operation Helmet Incorporated N/A TX United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Brigham Young University N/A UT United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Camp Kesem National N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pomona College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,777
United Nations Foundation Inc N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Arizona Foundation N/A AZ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -15,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
River City Community Services N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Madeira School Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Woods Hole Day Care Cooperative N/A MA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Delft University of Technology N/A Netherlands Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125,000
Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence Incorporated N/A ID United States Other Donor Advised 2018 200
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 60,000
Committee of 100 Inc N/A NY United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Resurrection Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
La Jolla Music Society N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Kakenyas Dream N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 400
Lawrence University of Wisconsin N/A WI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ARVI TRUST N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United Negro College Fund, Inc. N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Craterian Performances Company N/A OR United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
American Cancer Society Inc N/A CO United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Oklahoma Foundation Inc. N/A OK United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc N/A UT United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 125,000
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 24,000
Association for India's Development, Inc. N/A MD United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
My Good Deed N/A CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 1,200
Greater Washington Community Foundation N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hand to Hold N/A TX United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Regents of the University of California N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
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Grantee Bay Area Countysort ascending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jobcare Limited Alameda Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gallaher (Robert S.) Elementary School Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
The Education Trust Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 8,500
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,499
Flourish Agenda Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Friends of Alameda Park & Recreation Foundation Incorporated Alameda Environment Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 74,603
BASIC Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Aspire Public Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asian Pacific Institute On Gender-Based Violence Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 150,000
PICO National Network Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
First Resort Alameda Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
We Care Solar Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Time for a Change Foundation Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Half the Sky Foundation Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -113
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
National Film Preserve, Ltd. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,450
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
California Court Appointed Special Advocate Association Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
FII - National Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Reading Partners Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
American Heart Association Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Ignite Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Street Level Health Project Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 300
American Lung Association in California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Friends of Children With Special Needs Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 -500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mepkin Abbey Catholic Conference SC Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Asia MN General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. FL Other Donor Advised 2018 7,200
Partners in Health MD Health Donor Advised 2018 200
The Carter Center, Inc. GA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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
The Berner-Garde Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Edna Adan Hospital Foundation DC Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Learning Center Institute OH Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mayan Families CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Donnell-Kay Foundation Inc CO General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Childrens Aid College Prep Charter School NY Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Food & Water Watch DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bethel Church of Redding CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Planned Parenthood Federation NY Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Carnegie Institution of Washington DC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Lupus Research Alliance Inc NY Health Donor Advised 2018 700
Rabies Challenge Fund Charitable Trust CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation International AZ Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Saint Bernard Club of America Charitable Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Manhattan College NY Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. KS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Salesian Elementary & Jr. High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,462
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Association for Computing Machinery NY Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Donor 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
Human Development and Children Foundation MD Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Hi-Hope Service Center Inc GA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jesuit High School of New Orleans LA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Mayo Clinic MN Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
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
Hollywood United Methodist Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
American Academy of Arts and Sciences MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc SD Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Capoeira Center of New York Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Hope in A Suitcase CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Marygrove College MI Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 172
Common Justice NY Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,650
The Oaks School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Childrens Cancer Research Fund MN Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 409,112
International Medical Corps CA International, Foreign Affairs Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Future Problem Solving Program International, Inc. CA Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 1,000
USTA Player Development Incorporated FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Healthy Kids Brighter Future Incorported ME Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
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