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
Evergreen State College Foundation N/A WA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sustainable Markets Foundation N/A NY United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc. Solano AL United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Council of Greater Dallas N/A TX United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Give Back Yoga Foundation N/A CO United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army N/A ID United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Giving in Motion Inc Contra Costa CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ames High School N/A IA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Council on African American Affairs N/A AR United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Child Care Association of New York N/A NY United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Salvation Army N/A OR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Association for Computing Machinery N/A NY United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chi Am Circle, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity India Trust N/A India Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Re:store Justice San Francisco CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halmstad University has N/A Sweden Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Farmworker Families N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Committee for Green Foothills Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Roman Catholic Bishop of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Grand Canyon Trust N/A AZ United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Charles Armstrong School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics N/A Egypt Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Campaign Foundation N/A DC United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Childhaven N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
JDRF International San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Woodside Community Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Archbishop Mitty High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund N/A AZ United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Outdoor Outreach N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sivasri Charitable Trust N/A India Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Consumer Reports Inc N/A NY United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Piedmont Educational Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa-USA N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Coastal Watershed Council N/A CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Transportation for A Livable City San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai N/A NY United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Human Rights Watch, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fayerweather Street School, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
42nd Street Moon San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Code.org N/A WA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mayan Families N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Idaho Parents Unlimited Inc N/A ID United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peer Health Exchange, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Save the Children Federation Inc Solano CT United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead N/A NSW Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
MAZON, Inc. A Jewish Response to Hunger N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Liberty in North Korea N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cowan Community Action Group Inc N/A KY United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New Mexico Community Capital N/A NM United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Friends School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Together Education Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Illinois Foundation N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Spartanburg County Foundation N/A SC United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
League of Women Voters Education Fund N/A DC United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
OneGoal N/A IL United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hoover Elementary School Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Methow Housing Trust N/A WA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ashland Rotary Foundation N/A OR United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shakespeare Play On N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asian American Donor Program Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Asian Pacific Fund San Francisco CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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