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.

Granteesort ascending Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mary's Meals USA, Inc N/A NJ United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marvin Lewis Community Fund N/A OH United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc N/A MA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Martin Elementary San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Martha's Kitchen Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,656,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Market Foundation N/A WA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mark Day School Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library Charitable Trust N/A ME United States Arts and Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mariposa Prolife N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation N/A VA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Science Institute San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Marine Science Institute San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Marina Orth Foundation N/A DC United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Village Marin CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Shakespeare Company Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Poetry Center Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,125
Marin Montessori School Inc Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Girls Softball League Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Marin Community Foundation Marin CA United States Nonprofit/Philanthropy Donor Advised 2018 5,050,000
Marin Agricultural Land Trust N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Margaret J. Kemp San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
March of Dimes Inc. N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
March of Dimes Foundation N/A GA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
March for Our Lives Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 25,000
March for Our Lives Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maram Foundation N/A TX United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Maplight Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Manzanar Committee N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Manhattan College N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Maloto Inc. N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Maliasili Initiatives Inc N/A VT United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Malaria Consortium N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Malaria Consortium N/A England Health Donor Advised 2018 26,600,000
Malama Honua Public Charter School Foundation N/A HI United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Malala Fund Alameda NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Making Waves Foundation Inc Contra Costa CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Makerere University N/A Uganda Education Corporate Advised 2018 11,000
Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, Inc. Contra Costa TN United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley Inc N/A NY United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Bay Area Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America N/A AZ United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 11,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation International N/A AZ United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Maitri Charitable Trust Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Maitri Charitable Trust Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Maitri Charitable Trust Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Maisha Meds Inc N/A VA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mahereza Nutrition and Health Center Inc San Francisco CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Magic Wheelchair N/A OR United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Magic Theatre Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Madre Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Madre Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 115,000
Madera County Sheriff's Foundation N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Madeira School Inc N/A VA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Mad Dog Rescue Inc Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Machine Intelligence Research Institute Inc Alameda CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Maasai American Organization N/A VA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Lynbrook High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Lymelight Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
LymeDisease.org N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lutheran Church of Our Savior Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lutheran Church in America N/A NV United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lupus Research Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Health Donor Advised 2018 700
Lumind-Research Down Syndrome Foundation N/A MA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Lumen Vitae A.C. N/A Mexico Health Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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