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)
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities Inc San Mateo CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
Islamic Networks Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda CA United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Hacker Fund N/A CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
SV Home Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
TransFormCA Alameda CA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Urban Habitat Program Alameda CA United States Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda CA United States Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,192,333

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 120,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 85,000
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities Inc San Mateo Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
The San Jose Public Library Foundation Santa Clara Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 305,000
Islamic Networks Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Regents of the University of California At Berkeley Alameda Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Hacker Fund N/A Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
SV Home Santa Clara Housing and Transportation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
The Unity Care Group Santa Clara Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
TransFormCA Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 78,333
Urban Habitat Program Alameda Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Trust for Conservation Innovation Alameda Environment Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,192,333

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
HIAS, Inc. NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Netherland-America Foundation Incorporated NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
D-Rev: Design for the Other Ninety Percent CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
American Leadership Forum CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Central Oregon Community College Foundation OR Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eastside College Preparatory School Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
WeHOPE CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 11,750
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
LifeMoves CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Contra Costa Jewish Day School CA Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Metropolitan Opera Association Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Fund For Women, Inc. CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Initiatives CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
SHE-CAN Inc CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Community Federation of SF Marin Peninsula & Sonoma CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
New York University MD Education Donor Advised 2018 426,747
Page SUM 603,697

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