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)
Kawempe Youth Development Association N/A Uganda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,468
Imkaan N/A England Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Solace Women's Aid N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Ecole Centrale de Lyon N/A France Education Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Fondazione Bruno Kessler N/A Italy Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 98,000
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang N/A Thailand Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
eForHum N/A Italy Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation 22Stars N/A Netherlands Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karolinska Institutet N/A Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 1,050,000
Social Good Brasil N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Women for Refugee Women N/A England Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Amnesty International France N/A France Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambrid N/A England Education Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Indigenous Movement for Peace Advancement and Conflict Trans N/A Kenya Other Donor Advised 2018 40,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 499,926
Melanesian Organizational Development Limited (MODe) N/A Papua New Guinea Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Salbuurun Federation N/A Kyrgyzstan Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
UNIPE - Centro Universitario de Joao Pessoa N/A Brazil Education Corporate Advised 2018 36,500
Proyecto Universidad Empresa N/A Spain Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Page SUM 2,124,894

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
National Center for Youth Law Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200
Partners for Change Tri-valley Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,750
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Baykeeper Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Sierra Club Foundation Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Covenant House California Alameda Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hesperian Health Guides Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 614,566

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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. AR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 900
Arkansas Athletes Outreach AR Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,700
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 38,000
Heifer International Foundation AR General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Omega of Greater LR, Inc. AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sigma Chi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Incorporated AR Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Flti AR Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Heifer Project International AR International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Amy Van Dyken Foundation AZ Health Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive AZ Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
University of Arizona Foundation AZ Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc AZ Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,580,600

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Southwest Initiative Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bellarmine College Preparatory United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Gathering for Women - Monterey United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 400
Half the Sky Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mountain View Buddhist Temple United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hand to Hold United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Beloit College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Keshet United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 10,183,350

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