Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three 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 $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 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
Alameda Emergency Food Alameda CA United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust N/A MA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Marys Academy N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon State University Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chicken & Egg Pictures Inc. N/A NY United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oxfam-America, Inc. N/A MA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Unioto Elementary School N/A OH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alaska Conservation Foundation N/A AK United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Simon Church Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hire Heroes USA N/A GA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gathering 4 Gardner Inc N/A MI United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The City Well United Methodist Church N/A NC United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Academy of Science San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Glass Institute Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Youth Wellness San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. N/A MD United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Indivisible Civic Engagement Inc N/A DC United States Other Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Santa Fe Opera N/A NM United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Caminar San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PediPlace N/A TX United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Congregational Home N/A KS United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Edge Opera Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Salesian Elementary & Jr. High School N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Facing History and Ourselves, Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Juilliard School N/A NY Ukraine Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Sonoma CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation N/A CA United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Parker Family Health Center Inc N/A NJ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits San Mateo CA United States Membership Organizations Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Homeless Garden Project N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Burnsville Community Foundation N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area N/A UT United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Urban Compass N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jubilee Campaign USA Inc Marin VA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Conservation Fund a Nonprofit Corporation N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Defy Ventures Inc N/A NY United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Mauritius N/A Mauritius Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. N/A DC United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Iridescent N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bard College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Affordable Housing Now - Yes on Props 1 & 2 Coalition N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Austin Film Society N/A TX United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
WeHOPE Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Life International Inc N/A FL United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Fund for UNICEF San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PGHH Buddhist Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Friends of the Children N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. N/A VA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ALS Therapy Development Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Moses Church N/A MD United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Town Lake Trail Foundation N/A TX United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Trustees of Phillips Academy N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of Northern California N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Jewish World Service, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation N/A CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation N/A WI United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Land is Life, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Howard University N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marys Center for Maternal and Child Care Inc N/A DC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kimet - Kuumba in Motion Expressing Transformation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Woodside Village Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Caring Hands Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pursuit of Excellence Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Xavier College Preparatory High School N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Daughters of St. Paul Community Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Fire Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc N/A WY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Policy Center N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eye to Eye, Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Carolina Dental Society Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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