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)
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A NE United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A CT United States Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A MA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 647,494

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 5,045
Mt. Pleasant High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
University of Nebraska Foundation N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Oak Grove High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley Napa General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Piedmont Hills High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County Sonoma General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Santa Teresa High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Newtown Foundation Inc. N/A Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
National Institute for Childrens Health Quality Inc N/A Human Services Committee Advised 2018 14,169
Silver Creek High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
William C. Overfelt High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yerba Buena High School Santa Clara Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara Human Services Committee Advised 2018 150,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. Santa Clara Health Committee Advised 2018 3,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 647,494

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York NY Education Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Center for Youth Wellness CA Health Committee Advised 2018 3,500
The Young Center for Immigrant Childrens Rights IL Human Services Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Tides Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
Newtown Foundation Inc. CT Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 3,750
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 6,862
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund AZ Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 132,459
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Community Foundation of the Napa Valley CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 88,306
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
KIPP Foundation CA Education Committee Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Community Foundation Sonoma County CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 220,765
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto CA Human Services Committee Advised 2018 15,000
Central American Refugee Center Carecen NY NY Immigration Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Our City Forest CA Environment Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Assistance League of San Jose CA General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,000
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Inc NY Civic Participation Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Apollo High School CA Education Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 528,642

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Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
The Children's Hospital at Westmead Australia Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Wayside Chapel Australia Religion Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Swinburne University of Technology Australia Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2018 117,437
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Food Frontier Institute LTD Australia Food Security Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
Page SUM 572,036

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