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)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Conjuring Arts Research Center N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
JOY International Incorporated N/A CO United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 9,498
Union Square Foundation San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AEROBridge N/A CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Counseling and Support Services for Youth Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global Livingston Institute N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
John Lynch Foundation N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Conjuring Arts Research Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
JOY International Incorporated N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 9,498
Union Square Foundation San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Conservation International Foundation N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AEROBridge N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Counseling and Support Services for Youth Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global Livingston Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
John Lynch Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Conjuring Arts Research Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
JOY International Incorporated United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 9,498
Union Square Foundation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Conservation International Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Belmont-Redwood Shores Public School Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
AEROBridge United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Counseling and Support Services for Youth United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Vivace Youth Chorus of San Jose United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Living Hope Community Church of Walnut Valley United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
John Lynch Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
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13110 records found.