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 Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Gilroy Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018
Jefferson County Historical Society N/A IN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
South County Community Health Center Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 60,000
St. Anthony's Catholic Church San Mateo CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 9,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankara Eye Foundation USA Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Adolescent Counseling Services San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
RisingFoundations A Non-Profit Corporation N/A LA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross N/A IA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwestern University N/A IL United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Menlo-Atherton High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Family Album Project Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital N/A TN United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,276,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chalkbeat, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,625
Kamukama Foundation N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Prince Edward Island Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 37,645
Massachusetts General Hospital N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American National Red Cross N/A Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Joyful Heart Foundation N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Caring Choices Inc N/A Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Corpus Christi Parish N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eisenhower Medical Center N/A Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
North Valley Community Foundation N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Loyola Educational Corporation of Shreveport N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Sacred Heart Church and School N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
GlobalGiving Foundation Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 419,895

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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Cooks Inc MA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
ReSurge International CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 250
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Human Outreach Project UT Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Trustees of the Smith College MA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Institute of World Politics DC International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Particular Council of San Mat CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opportunity Fund Community Development CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South County Community Health Center Inc CA Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Save the Children Federation Inc CT International Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
American Heart Association Inc TX Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Village Enterprise Fund, Inc. CA International Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Thistle Farms Inc TN Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 10,000
University of Pittsburgh PA Education Donor Advised 2018 64,000
Volunteers of America Inc. VA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 173,650

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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Palo Alto Community Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
One Refugee Child Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc. United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 700
Schumann Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
United Methodist Church of Los Altos United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 350
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Wildlife Conservation Society United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Townsend K-12 Schools United States Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Transportation for A Livable City United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Redwood City Education Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Diabetes Association Inc United States Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Childfund International USA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 19,152
Paws Chicago United States Other Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hillel the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Sea Park Elementary School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Catholic Charities of San Jose United States Human Services Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Page SUM 111,202

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