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)
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
California College of the Arts Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -113
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Ventures Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Impact Justice Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boldly Me Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 14,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 3,569,037

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
East Bay Community Foundation Alameda General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates Alameda Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
California College of the Arts Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 -113
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Ventures Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Impact Justice Alameda Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc Alameda Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boldly Me Alameda Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Earth Island Institute Inc Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 14,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 3,569,037

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Light From Light Inc SC Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc TX Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
My Brothers Keeper Inc MA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
San Jose Conservation Corps CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Cancer Society Inc AZ Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Performing Arts Weber UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Silicon Valley De-Bug CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PORCH-Durham NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WomenSV CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. AR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Glenbard West High School IL Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc CO Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Page SUM 709,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
South County Community Health Center Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Arizona Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
WomenSV United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arthritis Foundation, Inc. United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Glenbard West High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Valley Womens Health Center Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. United States Civic Participation Corporate Advised 2018 5,250
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ace Charter School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Downtown Tempe Foundation United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Seeds of Africa Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Across the Bridge Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hearing Research Inc United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,520
Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 710,770

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13110 records found.