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 descending State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Radio Missionary Fellowship Inc N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 300
African Wildlife Foundation N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Institute of Technology N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc N/A MA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
World Pulse Voices N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Carnegie Hill Neighbors Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Barrio Logan College Institute N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 100
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grandmas House of Hope N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Press Institute for Women in the Developing World N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 105,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The School Garden Project of Lane County N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Human Rights Watch, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 88,750
Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Consultoría Técnica Comunitaria, A.C. N/A Mexico Community Development Donor Advised 2018 36,000
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops N/A DC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 200,000
New Taipei Municipal Wulai Elementary and Junior High School N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area N/A WY United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Network of Abortion Funds N/A PA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pacific Crest Trail Association N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 62,400
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,027
School in the Square Public Charter School N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 40,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,670
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 750,000
DataKind N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 220,000
New Venture Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 78,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,251
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Alta Loma High School Alumni Association N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Partners International N/A WA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Charter Fund Inc N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Bail Project, Inc. N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Social Fabric Association N/A Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,165
Vida Verde Nature Education N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. N/A NC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Council for Economic Education N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 315,910
Solo Foundation N/A NY United States Other Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Humanist Association N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rutgers University Foundation N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,931
Karolinska Institutet N/A Sweden Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
HelpHopeLive Inc N/A PA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Inc. N/A NY United States Other Donor Advised 2018 500
Project HOPE The People to People Health Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Proteus Fund Inc N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Digital Asia Hub N/A Hong Kong Donor Advised 2018 100,000
St. Meinrad Arch Abbey N/A IN United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Association for UNHCR N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sunrise Movement Education Fund N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of British Columbia N/A BC Canada Education Donor Advised 2018 2,875
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,233
Friends of Youth N/A WA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rrh Foundation Inc N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 31,745
Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico Inc N/A PR United States Other Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. N/A FL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Graines de Paix N/A Switzerland Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Chicago Freedom School N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
University of Utah N/A UT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
UK Online Giving Foundation N/A United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 27,500
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Inc N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
Meals On Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
DuPage County Sherrif N/A IL United States Other Donor Advised 2018 250
Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated N/A IN United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Greenforest Community Baptist Church N/A GA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 250
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forsch N/A Germany Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
350 Org N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Agapao Inc N/A GA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
St. Albans Country Day School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Partners in Health a Nonprofit Corporation N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Christopher Newport University Educational Foundation Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Roman Archbishop of Los Angeles A Corporation Sole N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 764,430
Business Executives for National Security N/A DC United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shatterproof a Nonprofit Corp N/A CT United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
National Geographic Society N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Cheng Kung University N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Education Corporate Advised 2018 12,000
Small Friends on Nantucket, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Canadian Online Giving Foundation N/A AB United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 436
PS 373 N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Edgewood High School Alumni Association Inc N/A OH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
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