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)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A WA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ceres, Inc. N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Great Plains Technology Center N/A OK United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,462
Monument Academy Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
China Dialogue Trust N/A England Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Dream City Mission Church N/A South Korea Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A CO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200
African Parks Foundation of America N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc N/A CO United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mercado Global, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A AZ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 700
Schumann Elementary School N/A MN United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Townsend K-12 Schools N/A MT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 466,972

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Grantee Bay Area Countysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 40,000
California Polytechnic State University Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ceres, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Great Plains Technology Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Association of City Transportation Officials Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,462
Monument Academy Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
China Dialogue Trust N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Dream City Mission Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boulder Treasures Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,200
African Parks Foundation of America N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Mountain States Childrens Home Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 500
Foundation for the Global Compact N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mercado Global, Inc. N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American Unive N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 178,710
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 700
Schumann Elementary School N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Wikimedia Foundation Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Townsend K-12 Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 466,972

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hope Enterprise Corporation MS Community Development Donor Advised 2018 13,700
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. CA Health Donor Advised 2018 300
Friends of Spannocchia ME Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Immigrant Defenders Law Center CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 310,000
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. CA Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
CHP 11-99 Foundation CA Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Lee Pesky Learning Center Inc. ID Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Innovate Public Schools CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Ada's Cafe CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 200
Internationals Network for Public Schools Inc NY Other Donor Advised 2018 335
Caring Choices Inc CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
President & Fellows of Middlebury College VT Education Donor Advised 2018 200
NEO Philanthropy Inc NY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,050
North Valley Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 12,500
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TFL US Incorporated NJ International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United Way of Northern California CA General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 716,435

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The San Jose Public Library Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Mission Valley ROCP United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Family Giving Tree United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 200
Rise Against Hunger United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,452
Monterey Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Parents Club West Portal School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Parish of St. Elisabeth's Church United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 200
Bridge Restoration Ministry United States Health Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 300
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Institute of Technology United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Creative Center of Los Altos United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 278,902

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13110 records found.