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 Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jewish Family & Childrens Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 56,000
Young Life Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Escuela Xochitl Tonatiuh Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Community College District San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bible Church, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Daughters of Zion Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
Page SUM 219,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Shri Radhika Center for Education, Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
National Osteoporosis Foundation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Negro College Fund, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Fund for UNICEF N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 656,035
Carnegie Mellon University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Deans for Impact N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Jefferson Education Exchange Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Solutions Journalism Network Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 624,000
The University of Texas at Austin N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
University of Florida N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
University of Utah N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
Clark University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Hindu American Foundation N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Parents for Public Schools Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 14,787,135

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rainforest Action Network CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 20,000,000
Immaculate Heart of Mary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Resource Area For Teaching CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 750
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Urban Habitat Program CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District CA Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 48,543
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Creative Center of Los Altos CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Food Bank CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
JDRF International CA Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Truckee Donner Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 300
Sustainable Conservation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 45,287,626

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Four-Eighteen Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Eye to Eye, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Partnership for Children and Youth United States Education Donor Advised 2018 685
Playing at Learning United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Center for International Environmental Law Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Luis A Ferre Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pacific Wild Alliance United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Groundswell Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Tebah USA United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Henry M. Gunn High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Regents of the University of California At San Diego United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
HEAL Project United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 154,735

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