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
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation N/A CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc N/A OH United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Berkeley City Club Conservancy Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Hawaii United Okinawa Association N/A HI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Almaden Country School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
AARP Foundation N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of the Urban Forests San Francisco Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Dominican Sisters of Peace Inc N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Berkeley City Club Conservancy Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Los Altos Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 250
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Christmas Bureau of Palo Alto Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Hawaii United Okinawa Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Oxfam-America, Inc. MA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Rebuilding Together Peninsula CA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Cancer Connections CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls Middle School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
American Cancer Society Inc OK Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. DC Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. GA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
JobTrain, Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook High School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Cancer Research Institute Inc NY Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
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