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 ascending
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,408,259
The Primary School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,200,000
New Venture Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,035,000
New Venture Fund N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A OR United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A IL United States Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Populace Inc N/A MA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
New Schools Fund Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Charter Fund Inc N/A CO United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation N/A DC United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Williams College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,900,000
Teach for America, Inc. N/A MA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,750,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A PA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
Page SUM 60,005,759

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,408,259
The Primary School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 3,200,000
New Venture Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,035,000
New Venture Fund N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Essie Justice Group Alameda Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy San Francisco Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
University of Oregon Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Populace Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
New Schools Fund Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Charter Fund Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Williams College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,900,000
Teach for America, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,750,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
Page SUM 60,005,759

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort ascending
The Primary School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,200,000
New Venture Fund DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,035,000
New Schools Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
College Track CA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Williams College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
New Venture Fund DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy CA Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Populace Inc MA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Charter Fund Inc CO Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation DC General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. IL Health Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Essie Justice Group CA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
University of Oregon Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,900,000
Teach for America, Inc. MA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,750,000
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania PA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,712,500
Hudson Institute, Inc. DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,588,162
Page SUM 59,185,662

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