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 Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teach For All Inc N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
One Mind Institute N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Villa Siena Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Citizens For Conservation Inc N/A IL United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jefferson County Historical Society N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Benedictine Foundation N/A ND United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A GA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hands Together, Inc. N/A MA United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Houston Food Bank N/A TX United States Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A NY United States International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
MathAndCoding Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 735,319

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Global Citizen Year Incorporated Alameda International Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teach For All Inc N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
One Mind Institute N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 79,369
Villa Siena Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Citizens For Conservation Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
George Mark Children's Fund Alameda Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jefferson County Historical Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Benedictine Foundation N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Habitat for Humanity International Inc N/A Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 100
Hands Together, Inc. N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Houston Food Bank N/A Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
International Rescue Committee, Inc. N/A International Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
MathAndCoding Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Monta Vista High School Athletic Boosters Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 735,319

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Fred T Korematsu Institute CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Oakland Unified School District CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Tides Center CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York NY Education Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Pacific Hearing Connection CA Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Environmental Grantmakers Association NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,700
Northern Maine Community College Foundation ME Education Donor Advised 2018 450,000
University of Illinois Foundation IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Charter School of Morgan Hill Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc NH Corporate Advised 2018 500
IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education IL Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Institute for Nonprofit News CA Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. LA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy CA Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
United Way Worldwide TX Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 192,093
Point Reyes Bird Observatory CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Employer-School Council CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,516,043

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