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 descending
Root Capital, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto Inc. San Mateo CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Kepler Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
California Housing Partnership Corporation San Francisco CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Kauai Habitat for Humanity N/A HI United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Vilcap, Inc. N/A DC United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Congress of Parents and Teachers N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Cristo Rey San Jose High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Djerassi Resident Artists Program San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Friends of Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Berkeley Lab Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 5,000,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of Washington Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Families for Justice as Healing Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Foundation for Excellence in Education Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Colorado League of Charter Schools N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Jackson Laboratory N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden N/A Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Notre Dame High School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Cobscook Community Learning Center N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
myAgro Farms Alameda Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Sister Song, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Gooru San Mateo Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Broad Institute, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Families for Justice as Healing Inc N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 5,000,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Re:store Justice CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Council on Foreign Relations NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Global Poverty Project, Inc. NY Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Community Foundation of New Jersey NJ Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Carnegie Mellon University PA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Deans for Impact TX Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Alliance for Excellent Education, Inc. DC Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
High Resolves America CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
The Education Trust DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
New Schools Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,535,000
Transcend, Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Valor Collegiate Academies TN Education Donor Advised 2018 1,600,000
Oakland Public Education Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Page SUM 30,385,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
University of Washington Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Families for Justice as Healing Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Foundation for Excellence in Education Inc United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Tides Center United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Foundation for National Progress United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Colorado League of Charter Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
World Central Kitchen Incorporated United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Jackson Laboratory United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden United States Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Notre Dame High School United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Cobscook Community Learning Center United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
myAgro Farms United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Sister Song, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Gooru United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250,000
Broad Institute, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Code for America Labs United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Families for Justice as Healing Inc United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project Inc United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 5,000,000

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13110 records found.