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)
California Polytechnic State University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Forum, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc N/A MN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Abrazos & Books Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A NY United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Southern Arizona Eventing Association N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Four-Eighteen Project N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Friendship United Methodist Church N/A TX United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Fabric Association N/A Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,165
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JOY International Incorporated N/A CO United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A CO United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 319,315

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
California Polytechnic State University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Forum, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Abrazos & Books Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
New York Fellowship, Inc. N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Southern Arizona Eventing Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Four-Eighteen Project N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Friendship United Methodist Church N/A Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Fabric Association N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,165
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA San Francisco Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JOY International Incorporated N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Creation Home Ministries San Mateo Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 319,315

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
Film Forum, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc MN Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Empowerment Works Inc CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Abrazos & Books CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
New York Fellowship, Inc. NY Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Southern Arizona Eventing Association AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Four-Eighteen Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Friendship United Methodist Church TX Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JOY International Incorporated CO Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Creation Home Ministries CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship CO Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Courage Campaign Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Courage Campaign Institute CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 311,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Type Yearsort descending Amount (USD)
California Polytechnic State University United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Forum, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Land Trust of Santa Cruz County United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Womens International Network for Guatemalan Solutions Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
Empowerment Works Inc United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Truckee Church of the Mountains United Methodist Church United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Abrazos & Books United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
New York Fellowship, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
New York Fellowship, Inc. United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 425
Southern Arizona Eventing Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Four-Eighteen Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Friendship United Methodist Church United States Religion Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Fabric Association Switzerland Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,165
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JOY International Incorporated United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Creation Home Ministries United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,000
South Evangelical Presbyterian Fellowship United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 319,315

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13110 records found.