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)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
Trustees of the Smith College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Patient Empowerment Network N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life You Can Save N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Compassion and Choices N/A NH United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
StoryCorps, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Lékorice N/A Czech Republic Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charity: Water N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The General Hospital Corporation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
Aubin Pictures, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Uptown Baptist Church N/A IL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
GiveDirectly, Inc. N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Liberty PTO N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Boulder Ballet N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Placer Food Bank N/A CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Puget Sound N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Science in the Public Interest N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
ORT America Inc N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 849,563

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Westlake Hills Elementary School Parent Faculty Association N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 507
Trustees of the Smith College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Patient Empowerment Network N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Life You Can Save N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Compassion and Choices N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
StoryCorps, Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Lékorice N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Charity: Water N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The General Hospital Corporation N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
Aubin Pictures, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Uptown Baptist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
GiveDirectly, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Liberty PTO N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Boulder Ballet N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Illinois Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Placer Food Bank N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of Puget Sound N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Science in the Public Interest N/A Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
ORT America Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 849,563

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA DE General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. VA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Los Altos High School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc DC International Development Corporate Advised 2018 11,029
AOPA Foundation MD Public Safety/Public Society Benefit Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Resource Conservation District CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ashland Emergency Food Bank OR Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church GA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Fund for UNICEF NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,275,029

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 82,811
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 250
Choate Rosemary Hall Foundation Incorporated United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 98,051
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Eye to Eye, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Four-Eighteen Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Shin Shin Educational Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greenwich Academy, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Christian Community Foundation, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Project HIRED United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation USA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Communities In Schools, Inc. United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 276,862

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13110 records found.