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)
Pitzer College N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A LA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
SETI Institute Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Unbound N/A MO United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,280
Johns Hopkins University N/A MD United States Education Donor Advised 2018 131,617
Council of Chief State School Officers N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 350,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 690,797

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pitzer College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
SETI Institute Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay Alameda Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Unbound N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,280
Johns Hopkins University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 131,617
Council of Chief State School Officers N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 350,000
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 690,797

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Pitzer College United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
SETI Institute United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Save the Bay United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Unbound United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,280
Johns Hopkins University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 131,617
Council of Chief State School Officers United States Education Donor Advised 2018 350,000
CityTeam Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 690,797

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13110 records found.