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 State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Irvine Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Ronald McDonald House Charities N/A OR United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Eth-Noh-Tec Creations San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
American India Foundation N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Irvine Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Ronald McDonald House Charities N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Hearing Connection Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Eth-Noh-Tec Creations San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
American India Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation Santa Clara Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Kansas Foodbank Warehouse Inc KS Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Castle Rock Charter School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 -3,000
Duke University NC Education Donor Advised 2018 -3,993
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Defy Ventures Inc NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Represent.Us Education Fund MA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Ten Times Ten LLC NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
CorpsAfrica DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
University at Albany Foundation NY Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,470
UMBC Foundation MD Education Donor Advised 2018 -5,750
Tabitha USA, Inc. PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
TREATY Total Immersion Educational Endowment Fund Inc SD Education Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
Page SUM -116,213

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Schools of the Sacred Heart-San Francisco United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
National Geographic Society United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
University of California Irvine Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Ronald McDonald House Charities United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
California State Parks Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Pacific Hearing Connection United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Eth-Noh-Tec Creations United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Canopy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
American India Foundation United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 200
City of Palo Alto United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
VMC Foundation United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 200
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Habitat for Humanity International Inc United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 200
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc. United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
Ragazzi Boys Chorus United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
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13110 records found.