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 Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Virginia Organizing, Inc. N/A VA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 250
Preble Street N/A ME United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A CA United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 171,000
Oakland International High School Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa NH United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A NJ United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundations, Inc. N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Northern Maine Community College Foundation N/A ME United States Education Donor Advised 2018 14,000
University of Utah N/A UT United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FWD.us Education Fund N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,259,897
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
CATO Institute N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 212,750
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa N/A CO United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A NH United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 5,513,897

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Virginia Organizing, Inc. N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 250
Preble Street N/A Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 171,000
Oakland International High School Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harambe Endeavor Alliance Contra Costa Education Corporate Advised 2018 500,000
Shanti Bhavan Childrens Project N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundations, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Northern Maine Community College Foundation N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 14,000
University of Utah N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FWD.us Education Fund N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,259,897
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
CATO Institute N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 212,750
Plateau Valley School District NO. 50 In The County of Mesa N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Trustees of Dartmouth College N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 5,513,897

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Reading Partners CA Education Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Child Creativity Lab Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of Princeton University NJ Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Carlton Home and School Club CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 100
Monument Academy Inc DC Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Cristo Rey San Jose High School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
University of Detroit Mercy MI Education Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Case Western Reserve University OH Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Every Student Every Community Inc GA Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Castilleja School Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
Colorado League of Charter Schools CO Education Donor Advised 2018 250,000
BASIC Fund CA Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Alum Rock Union Elementary School District CA Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 103,586
American University of Iraq Foundation, Inc. DC Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Colorado Montessori Association CO Education Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Parent Revolution, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mavericks Coastside Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enroll Indy Inc IN Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,183,186

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