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 Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Martime National Park Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The People's Lobby Education Institute N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Abilities United Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Workshops for Warriors Inc N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. N/A MD United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
InsightShare Network N/A England Human Services Donor Advised 2018 60,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
OC International, Inc. N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Regents of the University of Michigan N/A MI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 171,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kansas State University Foundation N/A KS United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Partners in Health N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
OC International, Inc. N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 446,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Union Square Business Improvement District San Francisco Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Schools Mentoring & Resource Team San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
CHP 11-99 Foundation N/A Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Opportunity International, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mrelief N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Orphan Secure N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Venice Arts N/A Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rainforest Alliance, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
A Woman's Nation N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pelican Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Drug Policy Alliance N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -28,370
St. Teresa's Academy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,538,180

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
PAMS Foundation Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Hamilton Families CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Gary Sinise Foundation CA Other Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Parisi House on the Hill, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rye Historical Society NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Education Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Institute of American Indian Arts Foundation NM Immigration Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank WA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Colorado State University CO Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bellwether Education Partners MA Education Donor Advised 2018 114,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Charlie's Acres CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Gainesville Independent School, Inc GA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,344,400

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Atherton Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Union Square Business Improvement District United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Schools Mentoring & Resource Team United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
CHP 11-99 Foundation United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 20,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Opportunity International, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mrelief United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Orphan Secure United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Venice Arts United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rainforest Alliance, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
A Woman's Nation United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pelican Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Drug Policy Alliance United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 -28,370
St. Teresa's Academy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,538,180

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13110 records found.