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 Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Embarcadero Institute Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Alameda CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fuller Project for International Reporting Inc N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 225
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,725
Christ Centered Counseling N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Black Media N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page Education Foundation N/A MN United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Lighthouse Community Public Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Stuttering Foundation of America N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern New Hampshire University N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc N/A MD United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JDRF International N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Okizu Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 7,404,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Partners in Health N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 335,000
University of Massachusetts Amherst Foundation, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
St. Nicholas School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Contemplative Outreach Ltd N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Endeavors by Women N/A Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Grey Bears N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Israel Venture Network Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Detroit Mercy N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Take the Lead Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula San Mateo Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 644,750

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Don't Ever Give Up, Inc. NC Health Donor Advised 2018 -52,413
Teach for America, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,600
World Vision WA International Development Donor Advised 2018 12,750
Samaritan House CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Independent Feature Project, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Radio Pooya CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Court Watch NOLA LA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wellspring CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pro Bono Net, Inc. NY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 400,000
The General Hospital Corporation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 249,906
Ocean Foundation DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Crystal Springs Uplands School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Jewish Family Service of San Diego CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,437,343

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
InterCulture Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Partners in Health United States Health Donor Advised 2018 335,000
University of Massachusetts Amherst Foundation, Inc. United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Massachusetts General Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
St. Nicholas School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Contemplative Outreach Ltd United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Endeavors by Women United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Grey Bears United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Israel Venture Network United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
University of Detroit Mercy United States Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Take the Lead Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
The Trust for Hidden Villa United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
ACLU Foundation of Southern California United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Insight Meditation Center of the Mid-Peninsula United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 644,750

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13110 records found.