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)
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
RisingFoundations A Non-Profit Corporation N/A LA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Resource Generation N/A NY United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Djerassi Resident Artists Program San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Foundation of Western Nevada N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Bishop O'Dowd High School Alameda CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,498,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
CASA of San Mateo County San Mateo Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
RisingFoundations A Non-Profit Corporation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ReSurge International Santa Clara International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Resource Generation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Djerassi Resident Artists Program San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Foundation of Western Nevada N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Bishop O'Dowd High School Alameda Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,498,750

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
CASA of San Mateo County United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 50,000
FFWD United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
RisingFoundations A Non-Profit Corporation United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ReSurge International United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo-Atherton High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of San Francisco Bay Area United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Resource Generation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Caminar United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Djerassi Resident Artists Program United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Foundation of Western Nevada United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Bishop O'Dowd High School United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,498,750

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13110 records found.